MINISTRY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT
(Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities)
New Delhi, the 21st June, 2022
G.S.R. 462(E).—The following draft of certain rules to amend the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rules, 2017, which the Central Government proposes to make in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (2) of section 100 of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (49 of 2016), is hereby published as required by sub-section (1) of the said section, for the information of all persons likely to be affected thereby; and notice is hereby given that the said draft rules shall be taken into consideration after the expiry of a period of thirty days from the date on which the copies of the Official Gazette in which this notification is published are made available to the public;
Objections and suggestions, if any, may be addressed to Shri D.K. Panda, Under Secretary to the Government of India, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), Room No 518, 5th Floor, Pandit Deen Dayal Antyodaya Bhawan, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi, 110003 or by email at [email protected];
The objections and suggestions, which may be received from any person with respect to the said draft rules before the expiry of the period specified above, will be considered by the Central Government.
1. Short tile and extent.- (1) These rules may be called the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (Amendment) Rules, 2022.
(2) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
“(a) Standard for public buildings as specified in the Harmonised Guidelines and Standards for Universal Accessibility in India – 2021,issued by the Government of India, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs vide letter no. 28012/09/2019-W3, dated the27th December, 2021, as amended from time to time and made available on https://drive.google.com/file/d/1d4dedBt2cw-JEvy_qqSodQ9ENfOyNfef/view; ”.
[F. No. 38-05/2022-DD-III (Part -1)]
RAJESH YADAV, Jt. Secy.