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  • 24 February, 2023

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Anubhuti Divyang Park

Anubhuti Divyang Park

  • The foundation stone for Nagpur, Maharashtra's Anubhuti Inclusive Park, the largest and most distinctive Divyang Park in the world, was recently set by the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways.

More On the News:

  • On the Pardi campus of Nagpur, Anubhuti Inclusive Park is being constructed for both impaired children and regular citizens.
  • The goal is to spread the idea of inclusiveness throughout the nation and the entire planet.

Features:

  • The park is the first of its kind for disabled people.
  • Nodal Ministry: Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
  • The park will offer accommodations for all 21 sorts of disabilities, including a touch-and-smell garden, a hydrotherapy unit, water therapy, and a mother and child-only autonomous space.
  • The Rights of People with Disabilities Act was passed by the federal government in 2016 to protect the rights of people with disabilities. The disabled have a legal right to live in dignity.

The Rights of People with Disability Act, 2016

  • The People with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 is repealed and replaced by the new law.
  • It satisfies its duties under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of People with Disability (UNCRPD), to which India is a party.
  • The law was passed in 2016 and went into effect in April 2017.
  • The definition of disability is based on a dynamic and developing idea.
  • There are 21 different forms of disabilities that are covered, and the central government has the authority to add additional.
  • The Act outlines penalties for offences against people with disabilities as well as violations of the new law's rules.
  • In each district, special courts will be established to address matters involving the infringement of PwDs' rights.

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Source: Livemint


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