Office of The Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities
Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India

CHAPTER IX - RESEARCH AND MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT

48. Research - The appropriate Governments and local authorities shall promote and sponsor research, inter alia, in the following areas -

  • prevention of disability;
  • rehabilitation including community based rehabilitation;
  • development of assistive devices including their psycho-social aspects;
  • job identification;
  • on site modifications in offices and factories.

49. Financial incentives to Universities to enable them to undertake research - The appropriate Governments shall provide financial assistance to universities, other institutions of higher learning, professional bodies and non-Governmental research units or institutions, for undertaking research for special education rehabilitation and manpower development.

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