Prior to the date 18.10.11, various schemes of Specially Abled Person were conducted by the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment. Directorate of Disabilities was constituted by the State Government on 18.10.11 with the objective of giving immediate benefits to various schemes, provisions, act and rule governing the welfare of the Specially Abled Person in the State of Rajasthan.
The name of the Directorate has been changed to Directorate of Specially Abled Person wide notification dated on 01.03.12 after the approval of the Honorable Governor , which was published on March 6, 2012, in the Rajasthan Gazzetted extraordinary.
Functions of Directorate of Special abled person : -
In order to make specialty the job oriented, Artificial limb equipment assistance, scholarship scheme, Identification, certification of Specially Abled Person residing in the state, issue of Unique Disability Indentity card, pleasant life plan for marriage, polio, anupriti, , sports, award and mukhamantri vishesh yogyajan self employment scheme, pension, physically and mentally Specially Abled Person To organize teaching, training and conduct the functions of other schemes. .
Sanction grant to non-governmental organizations running a residential, non-residential school and mental retarded houses for Specially Abled Person ,
Registration of registered non-governmental organizations under Divyanjanja Right Act 2016,
Issuing NOC for obtaining recognition from the Indian Rehabilitation Council for the institutions running different disciplines related teachers training courses.
Approval and supervision of construction of ramps, textile path etc. under the accessible India Campaign,
Operation of Mental Retarded Rehabilitation Center at Jamdoli,
Managing Teacher Training Course for Mental Retardation at Jamdoli.
To ensure the effective and compliance of the existing provisions, act and rules for the welfare of Special abled person .
1The Right of persons with disabilities Act, 2016
2 National Autism, Cerebral palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities Persons Welfare Act, 1999
3 Indian Rehabilitation Council Act, 1992 and Amendment Act, 2000
4 United Nations Millennium Development Goals
5 United Nations Conference on Disable Persons, 2007
6 Rajasthan Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rule 2018
Functions and powers:
All the work of Specially abled person is being managed by this directorate .The Directorate have the responsibility to ensure the compliance of the all the schemes activities provisions acts and rules.The right to use all the powers relating to the Directorate vests in the Director and joint/ special secretary.