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This section contains the following:
  - details of a new group being formed 
  - rules, policies, procedures, research papers, etc.
  - views and discussions
  - interesting or significant work by others
- MCGM - NGO Council MOU 
- Guiding Principles 
- BMC - NGO - Citizens meeting

Statistics:

 - Statistics of disabled children in Mumbai 
 - Report on disabled persons in India by National Sample Survey Organization 2003 (pdf  of 593 pages) 
 - Mere 25 pc disabled persons employed: Report
  
Rules, Policies, Court Orders & Articles:
 - 'The Persons with Disabilities Act, 1995'            
 - Guidelines for issue of identity card for the persons with disabilities for availing Govt. benefits 2000 
 - Job Reservations for Physically Challenged (28 Jan 06)

NGOs:
 -  43 Organisations for the Physically Challenged in Mumbai 

Links to Govt. Organisations: 
 -
  Categories of disabilities by Ministry of social justice and empowerment
 -  Rehabilitation Council of India 

Events: 
 -
  Jul 14: Discussion on Draft National Policy for Persons with disability
 -  Jul 22: book launch - "Disability and Law: judgments"   

Rehabilitation / Employment:
 -
  SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT EXCHANGES for physically handicapped 
 -  Advice wanted: PCO Booth for the physically handicapped
 -  Operating philosophy for Rehabilitation of the Physically Challenged
 -  1560 Jobs available for physically challenged
 -  Action Aid Project: Employability of Persons with disability
 

Public Appeal:
 - BMC should make it compulsory for all new constructions residential & commercial to be handicap accessible 
 - Please help 100 physically challenged boys in Gujarat 

 
Resources:

 -  eLocutor - free software for the severely physically disabled 
 -  DAF scholarship for students incl. physically challenged
 -  BEST routes of disabled friendly buses

 -   Accessible Car for Mumbai

 
Links: 

 - Disability India Network 
 - Draft National Policy for Persons with Disability (NPPD) 
     - Format of Draft National Policy for Persons with Disability (NPPD) 
  

People Involved
 
- NGO Council Community Group Members - Join
       
    - Meetings / Agenda / Minutes
     
- Agenda for the meeting on Physically challenged 
           - Minutes of physically challenged meeting Jan 17 - BMC-NGO 

- NGO Council Working Group - Join 

- NGO Council Core Group 

- BMC Officials

  

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