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State-wise enrolment in Person with disability (PWD) and minority community (based on actual response)

Catalog Info

A person suffering from a disability as defined in the “Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Right and Full Participation) Act, 1995”. As per Section 2 of this Act: “Person with disability” (PWD) means a person suffering from not less than forty per cent of any of the disabilities as certified by a medical authority; i. Blindness; ii. Low vision; iii. Leprosy-cured; iv. Hearing impairment; v. Locomotors disability; vi. Mental retardation; vii. Mental illness. Religious Minority: Five religious communities, viz; Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists and Zorastrians (Parsis) have been notified as minority communities by the Union Government.It also includes details on gender wise enrolment of persons with disability, muslim and other minority communities.
Chief Data Officer
Name: Dr N Saravana Kumar
Joint Secretary (ICC & TEL)
Ministry/State/Department: Ministry of Human Resource Development
Department of Higher Education
  • +91 1123071486
Room No. 111-C, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi - 110001