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Disabled seek immediate succour

Posted by on August 4, 2011 0 Comment

Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Disabled Networks leaders on Thursday urged Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy to take immediate steps to get their problems resolved.

Speaking to media persons after submitting a memorandum to the Chief Minister at the Secretariat, the disabled network leaders said that their demands should be solved on priority as their families were slogging for over two decades without proper support from successive state governments.

The memorandum also pointed out that the numbered about 50 lakh according to the Planning Commission of India’s findings.

Among others, they sought three per cent budget for the disabled in all Departments as per PWD Act, 95 and as per the directions of the 11th Planning Commission of India, and three per cent quota in jobs in all government Departments, Corporations and Undertaking agencies.

They also requested for reservations in local bodies, mandal, ZP and Municipalities, nomination of their members in all Panchayats, MPP and ZPP bodies.(INN)

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