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Reservation of posts for persons with disabilities and for sports persons in Meghalaya

7th August, 2017: The Government has notified 4% job reservation to persons with disabilities as per Section ? 34 of the new Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 vide No.PER(AR)150/88/534 dated 07.08.2017

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Designation of a Court of Session to be a Special Court in every District for trial of offences

31st July, 2017: Secretary, Law Department with the concurrence of the Hon'ble Chief Justice, High Court of Meghalaya under Section 84 of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 has designated a Court of Session to be a Special Court in every District for trial of offences for persons with disabilities vide No.LL(B).35/99/269 dated 31.07.2017

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Reservation of admission seats for persons with disabilities in all Meghalaya Government Education Institutions and other Educational Institutions

10th July, 2017: As per Section 32(1) of the new Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, Education Department has notified not less than 5% of seats for admission be reserved for Persons with Disabilities in all Meghalaya Government Education Institutions and other Educational Institutions vide No.EDN.99/99/Pt./675 dated 10.07.2017

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Awareness Programme on Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016

12th-14th June, 2017: Three Days workshop at the State level for all stake holders viz. Government officials, Local bodies, elected representatives, service providers, community leaders, NGOs, parents etc was held from 12th?14th June, 2017 at Bethany Society Shillong


North East Regional Workshop on Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities

8th-9th March, 2017: The Office of the Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities, Meghalaya in collaboration with Ali Yavar Jung National institute of Speech & Hearing Disabilities, was held on 8th & 9th March 2017 at Moreau Institute of Integral Training, Dhankheti, Meghalaya, Shillong

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State Level In Service Training and Sensitization Workshop

23rd-24th February, 2017: The Office of the Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities, Meghalaya in collaboration with Bethany Society, Laitumkhrah, Shillong, held a two day State Level In Service Training and Sensitization workshop for State Government officials and other service providers on 23rd ? 24th February 2017 at Bethany Society, Laitumkhrah, Shillong

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43 Government Websites made accessible to Persons with Disabilities

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Laying the Annual Report for the year 2015-16 before the Meghalaya State Legislature on 17.03.2017


Accessible India Campaign, 2016, Shillong

1st and 2nd August, 2016: Honourable Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, launched an initiative called Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan (also called Accessible India Campaign) on 3rd December, 2015 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi...

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Setting up of New Early Diagnostic and Intervention Centre at 4(four) District Head Quarters

12th July 2016: The Early Diagnostic and Intervention Centre (E.D.I.C.) attached to the E.N.T. Department for the assessment of hearing handicapped at Shillong Civil Hospital was inaugurated by A.L. Hek, Minister for Health and Family Welfare at State Resource Centre, Shillong Civil Hospital today ...

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