THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, 2016 (No. 49 of 2016)
The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 was enacted by Government of India on 28.12.2016 and came into force from 19.04.2017 and it is applicable to the State of Haryana as well. This Act replaces The Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995.
The types of disabilities have been increased from existing 7 to 21 and the Central Government has the power to add more types of disabilities. The disabilities are given below:-