Saturday, December 5, 2020
Nagaland

Depts asked to designate nodal officer for disability affairs

Dimapur, March 29: State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities Nagaland, Diethono Nakhro has informed all Government departments and establishments to designate a Grievance Redressal-cum-Nodal Officer (Disability Affairs) not below the rank of a gazetted officer.
Where it is not possible to designate any gazetted officer, the Government establishment may designate the senior-most officer as grievance redressal-cum-nodal officer.
This is in compliance with Section 23(1) of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016 and to facilitate the implementation of the provisions of the Act.
The commission further informed that the name, designation, phone number and email of the designated officer may be forwarded to the office of the State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities through scpdnagaland@gmail.com.
(Page News Service)

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