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Empowering the Differently-abled: Challenges and Opportunities (2010)

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In our country, The Persons with Disabilities Act (PWD) Act has been in place for around fifteen years now, and yet, we have miles to go before we claim inclusive development where differently-abled population participate in the development process with equal rights and opportunities. This publication is a compilation of key findings based on secondary review and Disability Audit, first of its kind of primary research study, conducted by CMS Social in Bihar, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. The monograph suggests some action points with the aim to trigger discussions among development practitioners, civil society groups and government to have inclusive growth in real sense.