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Delhi govt to devise Equal Opportunity Policy for people with disabilities

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The will devise an Policy (EOP) for people with disabilities living in the national capital, officials said.

According to an official, Thursday held a meeting with senior officers to discuss the modalities of the new policy.

The EOP will be prepared in consultation with the commissioner, people with disabilities and non-governmental organisations (NGOs)," the said.

"Under the proposed policy, in cases of discrimination, a gazetted will consisting of an employee with and and a expert from outside," she said.

There will also be identification of post for Persons with disabilities (PwD) which will be done within two months. Preference in transfer and posting and providing accommodation will be included in the Policy, she also said.

To cater to the needs of the 21 categories in the PwD, the has already announced a dedicated department for them, the added.

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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 20:26 IST