Are there any laws that protect disabled persons?

There are various provisions in the law to safeguard the rights & well-being of disabled persons, such as:

  • The Person with Disabilities Act, 1995 now termed as RPD (Right to Persons with Disability) Act 2016. 
  • The Mental Health Act, 1987
  • The Rehabilitation Council of India, 1992
  • The National Trust for Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation, and Multiple Disabilities Act, 1999