9 Model District Disability Centre (DDRCs) Inaugurated

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The inauguration of 9 Model DDRCs- 4 DDRCs of Badaun, Rampur, Bareilly, Pilibhit in Uttar Pradesh, 1DDRC in Golaghat (Assam), 1DDRC in Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), 1 DDRC in Balaghat (Madhya Pradesh), 1 DDRC in Amravati (Maharashtra), 1DDRC in Ahmedabad (Gujarat) took place on 18 September 2022 by the Union Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment.

The aim of this initiative is to strengthen DDRCs and conversion of these DDRCs into Model DDRCs at their existing locations to provide effective and qualitative rehabilitation services to PwDs.

Model DDRCs, with increased equipments and rehabilitation professionals and better basic infrastructure, will provide a paradigm shift in approach towards the services offered to the persons with disabilities.