The lack of commitment and weak institutional capacity towards disabled people in India has led to decline in release and utilisation of funds allocated for them.
Archana Mishra | August 13, 2016 | New Delhi
According to the figures released by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, the funds allocated or released under the Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS) in last three years has declined from Rs 14,960 (2013-14) lakhs to just Rs 6,599 lakhs (2015-16) because state governments could not spend the allocated fund.
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