Persons with Disabilities New Policy 2014

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  • Prevention of disabilities by monitoring causative factors; detection and treatment t o arrest further progression of disabilities; reduction of disabilities by attempting rehabilitative intervention.
  • Rehabilitation measures with special focus on spheres of health education and social services.
  • Community based rehabilitation by enhancing quality of life for people with disabilities and their families.
  • Special attention on women with disabilities, particularly those abandoned by their families. Training for youth with disabilities and disability with ageing.
  • Education for children with disabilities beyond school level through special schools and colleges and building hostels for diem.
  • Barrier-free environment and right of accessibility.
  • Social security and social protection.
  • Involvement and promotion of Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) and Disabled Persons Organisations (DPOs) and supporting them.
  • Collection of data within six months of adoption of policy from employers and educational institutions.
  • Constitution of committee of legal experts to study disability rights deficit existing in laws and prepare affirmative action plan with reference to Persons With Disability Act 1995 and UNCR-PD2006.
  • Right to equal opportunities in public employment and self-employment including jobs or manual work for intellectually disabled. Strengthening MGNREGA.
  • Housing scheme for PwD.
  • Awareness raising initiative.
  • Right to political participation.
  • Promoting research and human resources development.

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