Entry for December 04, 2005

Towards a barrier free and Inclusive society

The Disabled / Differntly abled are a Human resource and not a liability as is commonly percieved..

According to the National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP), less than 1% of differently-abled children in India receive any kind of education.

It is not only a matter of deep concern but shame that a nation, 5.6% of whose population is estimated to be differently abled—the 2001 census put the number at two crore—has failed to address this group’s needs.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s