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India considers improving lives of disabled people

BMJ 1994; 309 doi: (Published 22 October 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;309:1037
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    The Indian parliament is to consider a bill aimed at improving the lives of the country's 35 million disabled people. The legislation would include the introduction of free education for disabled children and the setting aside of a proportion of government jobs for adults with disabilities.

    Efforts to improve India's policies towards disabled people have been going on since 1981 - the …

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