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The rights groups said the focus needs to be laid on increasing the number of trained human resources by offering courses which are in line with that of NIMHANS/IISC/IITs including doctoral degrees.(Dheeraj Dhawan / Hindustan Times Photo Archives)

Disability rights groups say disability studies university promotes segregation

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 03:41 PM IST
In December 2020, the government had proposed to set up a "first of its kind" university covering the entire gamut of disability studies and rehabilitation sciences in an accessible environment.
(From right) Kavita Singh, Punjab director of social security, chief commissioner for persons with disabilities Kamlesh Kumar Pandey and deputy commissioner for persons with disabilities, Government of India, Rakesh Kumar Roy.(HT Photo)
(From right) Kavita Singh, Punjab director of social security, chief commissioner for persons with disabilities Kamlesh Kumar Pandey and deputy commissioner for persons with disabilities, Government of India, Rakesh Kumar Roy.(HT Photo)

Punjab govt draws flak from chief commissioner on welfare of disabled persons

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2018 08:35 PM IST
15 states have appointed independent commissioners, whereas, in Punjab, the office of the state commissioner for persons with disabilities has been given to an IAS officer as additional charge, officer points out
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