Activities at a glance

Activities at the Office of the Commissioner for Disabilities, Karnataka.

  • To ensure implementation of The Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995.District Disability Adalaths, District Disbility Management Review
  • Sensitization of Zilla Panchayath & Taluk Panchayath members, District & taluk level officers.
     Advocacy meetings
     Barrier free access audits
     Recommendations regarding amendments to the Persons with Disabilities Act 1995.
     Prevention and early detection of disabilities
     Legal assistance to persons with disabilities
     Grievance reddressal of persons with disabilities regarding violation of rights.
     Quasi-judicial functions of the Court regarding violation of rights.
      Steps to ensure Education, Employment, Non-discrimination, Research and ManPower Development, Social Security, Recognition of Institutions for Persons with Disabilities.

Steps to ensure identification of posts to be reserved for Persons with Disabilities in  various Departments of the State Government.Submission of Annual reports to the State Government.