Right to Information Act Disabled and Senior Citizens Welfare

Chapter 2 - Organization, Functions and Duties [Section 4(1)(b)(i)]


Name of the







O/o. the Commissioner, Disabled and Senior Citizens Welfare Dept.,

Gruhakalpa Complex, 5th Block,
M.J.Road, Nampally, Hyderabad -01

Implementation of provisions of the Persons with Disabilities Act, 1995

Implementation of the National Trust Act, 1999
Implementation of the National Policy on Older Persons, 1999
Multi Sectoral Coordination with various Government departments for
• Prevention
• Early Identification and detection
• Education
• Employment
• Rehabilitation
• Mainstreaming

Promotion of Education, Employment & Rehabilitation.

Implementation of Grants-in-Aid schemes of Govt. of India.

Networking and monitoring of Government of India Grants-in-aid projects of NGOs

Networking with National Institutes, Regional Centres, Corporate Hospitals & Corporate Sector Industries
Empowerment of Differently Abled

Administrative, planning and executive functions.  Three more officers namely one Accounts Officer, one Placement Officer and one Physical Director also assist the Commissioner in discharging various other functions.