Cell for Differently Abled Persons

Preamble

Persons with disability are unable to access education at all levels. In the higher education sector, the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment and University Grants Commission support all Universities to involve and empower differently-abled persons in special education activities.

Aims & Objectives

  • To facilitate admission of persons with disability by following Rules & Regulations and Policies of the States and Central Governments,
  • To provide counselling to differently-abled individuals in the University for better learning support,
  • To provide guidance to avail various fellowships / scholarships of different funding agencies,
  • To provide appropriate financial assistance to disabled individuals to increase their sustainability in higher education,
  • To create awareness about the needs of persons with disabilities and other general issues concerning disabilities,
  • To provide equal educational opportunities to disabled persons in the University,
  • To provide infrastructural needs to enable them to easily access classrooms, laboratories, toilets, etc for barrier free learning environment,
  • To provide special facilities in the University campus for differently abled persons under the programme of Integrated Education for Disabled Children by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India,
  • As per the UGC guidelines, promote Teacher Preparation in Special Education (TEPSE), Higher Education for Persons with Special Needs (Differently-Abled Persons) (HEPSN) and Visually Handicapped Teachers (VHT) schemes.

Categories of the Disability:

As per the guidelines of the University Grants Commission, New Delhi and the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment and the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, the "Disability" is classified in following categories:

  • (i) Blindness
  • (ii) Low vision
  • (iii) Leprosy-cured
  • (iv) Hearing impairment
  • (v) Loco motor disability
  • (vi) Mental retardation and
  • (vii) Mental illness

Committee Members:

Dr. Bhawani Singh Chairman
Dr. Vipul Sharma Member
Prof. Devendra Vijayvargiya Member
Dr. B.D. Lahoti Member
Sh. Rohit Singh Rajawat Member
Ms. Sarveshwari Raniwala Member
Sh. B. M. Meena Member Secretary
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Last Updated on : 18/11/17