The Prime minister of India used the term DIVYANGJAN for person with disabilities (PWDs) and gave them respect in society. Divyangjan is any condition that makes person life difficult and they face many problems in their everyday life, like lack of confidence, dependency, lack of efficiency, face difficulty to interact with the world and etc.
India has aim of inclusive society because without inclusive approach we can’t move towards development and without uplift of marginalised people we can’t reach aim of vishwa guru.
India has compositive and inclusive culture since ancient times. We believed in inclusiveness, integration and unity. We also talk about vasudhaiva kutumbakam.
Ministry of social justice and empowerment.
Department of empowerment of person with disability(PWDs).
Ministry focus on matter of PWDs and also they keep in mind complexity of this issue and make policies, schemes and programmes.
India also part of united nation convention of right of PWDs, any law make by ministry for this sector they keep in mind limits of united nation convention of rights of PWDs.
RIGHTS OF PWDs
- The act came in 2016 and it was implemented in 19 April, 2017. This act promote inclusiveness, equality, protection form exploitation and violence, justice, votion, they can also live with family and community and etc.
- This act talk about health, education, skills, employment opprotunities, participation in sports and cultural activities and reservation.
ROLE OF GOVERNMENT/MINISTRY-:
- DEPWDs starts early intervention centre for detecting disability in early stage. DEPWDs has national institute of a specific disability and it also has regional centre for rehabilition service.
- NGOs promote awareness between people and DEPWDs support them by their scheme DEENDAYaL DISABLED REHABILITION SCHEME.
Government along can’t reach the aim of inclusive society. Organisations, associations, NGOs etc have to take step forward for divyangjan for achieve aim of inclusive society.
~ Rahul Sharma from Ojaank IAS Academy