India

Region: Asia

RELEVANT LEGISLATION

Rights of Persons with Disability Act (2016) gives effect to the proclamation on the full participation and equality of the persons with disabilities in the Asian & Pacific Region and provides for their education, employment, creation of barrier free environment, social security, etc.

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Financial Assistance for Skill Training of Persons with Disabilities effective from 2015-16 aims at providing financial assistance for skill training for persons with disabilities.

Quota legislation

Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act of 1995
three percent reservation in vacancies in total cadre strength.

National business and disability networks or initiatives