Dimapur, August 25: The Government of Nagaland has notified the Nagaland Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rules 2016 as per the provisions laid down in Section 101 (1) of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (RPwD) Act 2016.
The State Disability Rules was approved by the State Cabinet and notified on August 16, 2019, informed Diethono Nakhro, State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities.
In another related move towards implementation of Section 34 of the RPwD Act 2016, the State Government has notified 4% reservation in Government jobs for persons with benchmark disabilities with immediate effect.
Identification of jobs for the various disability categories will be carried out by the departments and reviewed by an expert committee in compliance with Section 33 (ii) of the Act.
(Page News Service)