is a cross-cutting issue, which requires a conscious, coordinated,
collaborative and multi-dimensional approach.
of India's total population suffers from some form of disability.
than 1.8%-disabled children are enrolled in schools. The rest
98.2% are out of schools, leading vague lives.
large number of persons with disability have no access to basic
needs like health, education, livelihood, medical rehabilitation,
recreation and other essential services.
persons constitute less than 1% of our workforce on account
of being viewed as "unable to perform".
Welfare legislations such as the Disability Act are seldom implemented