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दिव्यांगजन अधिकार अधिनियम-2016 की धारा-79 के अंतर्गत राज्य सरकार द्वारा आयुक्त दिव्यांगजन की नियुक्ति का प्रावधान है । वर्तमान में यह कार्यालय दृष्टिबाधित छात्रों का छात्रावास, जे0बी0टी0सी0 कम्पाउण्ड, विद्या भवन परिसर, निशातगंजन लखनऊ से संचालित है । अधिनियम के अंतर्गत आयुक्त दिव्यांगजन द्वारा सम्पूर्ण उ0प्र0 राज्य में दिव्यांगजन अधिकार अधिनियम-2016 का क्रियान्वयन सुनिश्चित कराया जाना है । राज्य आयुक्त, दिव्यांगजन को उनके कर्तव्यों के निष्पादन में सहयोग प्रदान किये जाने हेतु एक राज्य स्तरीय सलाहकार समिति का गठन किये जाने का प्रावधान है जिसमें दिव्यांगता के क्षेत्र के विशेषज्ञों को सम्मिलित किया जाता है ।


  • To optimise resources.
  • Inter departmental co-ordination & advocacy for pwd’s with rural dev., medical, education, women-child welfare, housing & police etc.
  • Partnerships with self-help groups & ngos.
  • Sensitize and motivate opinion makers & community leaders like gram pradhan’s, corporater’s, aganwadi worker’s etc .
  • Enabling environment by bureucracy.

Functions Of State Commissioner (Section 80)

  • Identify, suo motu or otherwise, provision of any law or policy, programme and procedures, which are in consistent with this Act, and recommend necessary corrective steps
  • Inquire, suo motu or otherwise deprivation of rights of persons with disabilities and safeguards available to them in respect of matters for which the State Government is the appropriate Government and take up the matter with

Action By Appropriate Authorities On Recommendation Of State Commissioner (Section 81)

Whenever the State Commissioner makes a recommendation to an authority in pursuance of clause (b) of section 80, that authority shall take necessary action on it, and inform the State Commissioner of the action taken within three months from the date of receipt of the recommendation:

Powers Of State Commissioner (Section 82)

(1) The State Commissioner shall, for the purpose of discharging their functions under this Act, have the same powers of a civil court as are vested in a court under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 while trying a suit, in respect of the following matters, namely:—

  • summoning and enforcing the attendance of witnesses
  • requiring the discovery and production of any documents

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