Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Budget 2018: Blow to Persons with Disabilities

NewsClickIn: Persons with Disabilities are outraged at the Union Budget 2018 as it excludes and side-lines Persons with Disability. Having signed the UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disability in 2007, India, under BJP government finally passed the Rights of Persons with Disability Bill in December 2016. Yet consecutive budgets have failed to allocate funds for the Act to be implemented and realized.