Rules 2020 to be a comprehensive document to protect the rights of the persons with disabilities. Syed Qassim Naveed Qamar BLIND RESOURCE FOUNDATION PAKISTAN SIGNED AN MOU WITH DEPARTMENT FOR EMPOWERMENT OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITY Job Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities in Pvt Company at Karachi C-ARTS a gift and Center of Excellence from Government of Sindh Strict action will be taken against those who inhumanely treat special people. Syed Qasim Naveed Qamar A useful android app Sullivan+ for blind, visually impaired, low vision persons 2020 Call for Applications - Grant for Global Early Child Development Google releases TalkBack braille keyboard on Android WHO Online training modules on COVID-19 Sign Language Information on Corona Virus Teachers with hearing-loss to be appointed in special education schools. Syed Qassim Naveed Qamar Call for applications from children and young people with care experiences Regular Sports Week will be organised in Special Education and Rehabilitation Centres. Syed Qassim Naveed Qamar Special Assistant to CM Sindh takes notice on suicide attempt by a special youth on not implementing job quota. Sindh Govt is focusing on inclusive education for children with disabilities. Syed Qassim Naveed Qamar Efforts are being made to ensure that children with disabilities' educated in all special education centers in Sindh - Syed Qassim Naveed Qamar PODIEC 2020 shall present Sindh as Role Model for entire Pakistan. Syed Qassim Naveed Qamar World Hearing Day 2020 Every Child has a Unique Quality Including Children with Disabilities: Parvez Ahmed Seehar All Pakistanis including persons with disabilities are with their Kashmiris brethren in their struggle. Syed Qassim Naveed Qamar Online Complaint System Established by DEPD Hundred Days Plan of DEPD is at Final Stage: Parvez Ahmed Seehar Sindh is a role model for other provinces for betterment of differently abled people. Syed Qassim Naveed Qamar Inheritance Love to Persons with Disabilities [Editorial] Scholarships: MSc in Disability Design and Innovation Regenerated News from BBC: Lack of funds for special education Visit of Secretary DEPD to Hyderabad Opportunity of Consultancy in CBR/CBID Jobs at Sindh Police - Persons with Disabilities Encouraged CALL FOR PhD APPLICATIONS Increase in special conveyance allowance to employees with disabilities World Down Syndrome Congress (WDSC) Awards Software to be developed for educating differently-abled DEPD Website is Under Construction.

INTRODUCTION

The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPD) is governed by the newly promulgated ‘Sindh Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Act 2018”. The Act is in-sync with guidelines as envisaged in United Nations Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). The Department deals with all issues pertaining to the PWDs such as protection of their fundamentals rights like education, health, registration, employment, skill development, rehabilitation, mobility & accessibility, transport, culture and sports etc. Additionally, Sindh Disabled Persons Protection of Rights Authority is under-going its formation which will be responsible for vigilant implementation of provisions of this Act.

The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPD) recognizes the importance of " the opportunities, respect, encouragement” for persons with disabilities to change “persons with disabilities” from “being burden” to be “powerful” in society. Regarding the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPD) is governed by the newly promulgated ‘Sindh Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Act 2018”. The Act is in-sync with guidelines as envisaged in United Nations Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). The Department deals with all issues pertaining to the PWDs such as protection of their fundamentals rights like education, health, registration, employment, skill development, rehabilitation, mobility & accessibility, transport, culture and sports etc. Additionally, Sindh Disabled Persons Protection of Rights Authority is under-going its formation which will be responsible for vigilant implementation of provisions of this Act.

The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPD) recognizes the importance of " the opportunities, respect, encouragement” for persons with disabilities to change “persons with disabilities” from “being burden” to be “powerful” in society. Regarding to this, DEPD strongly promotes the rights of persons with disabilities such as mobilization on reasonable accommodation and accessibilities to meet their needs, disability allowance, and employment of persons with disabilities in both government and private sectors, sign language interpreters, and personal assistant for persons with disabilities.

DEPD is actively engaged with local and international NGOs specializing in issues pertaining to persons with disabilities and also International institutions like World Bank, Asian Development Bank, World Health Organization etc.

DEPD also enhance capacity building of persons with disabilities through Special Education and Vocational Training to be singers, musicians, and a role model. The Department is working in collaboration with other related agencies to enable persons with disabilities to live with others in society with dignity and equality. Government of Sindh takes the right-based approach to ensure that persons with disabilities will be able to live independently in the society.

mission

A Government Department committed to enhance the quality of life of persons with disabilities and integrate them into mainstream society.

vision

Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities in Sindh on equal basis with other citizens.

objectives

  • Implement Sindh Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Act 2018;
  • Provide quality education in both Special and Inclusive Education to persons with disabilities;
  • Provide Vocational and Skill Development Training to persons with Disabilities;
  • Provide Health facilities and insurance cover to Persons with disabilities;
  • Provide job opportunities to persons with disabilities;
  • Raise awareness of the needs of persons with disabilities to empower people to live independent lives via access to education, transport, employment and community activities;
  • Initiate constructive dialogue about disability so businesses and the public are conscious of the barriers that prevent persons with disabilities being full and productive members of society;
  • Sharing research and best practice examples that promotes understanding and potential solutions to key issues faced by persons with disabilities;
  • Build public awareness of all types of disabilities, both visible and invisible. DEPD regularly collaborates with like-minded organizations and work.

Latest Updates

Latest Updates

Rules 2020 to be a comprehensive document to protect the rights of the persons with disabilities. Syed Qassim Naveed Qamar

Posted on 24 Jul 2020 | Read More

BLIND RESOURCE FOUNDATION PAKISTAN SIGNED AN MOU WITH DEPARTMENT FOR EMPOWERMENT OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITY

Posted on 24 Jul 2020 | Read More

Job Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities in Pvt Company at Karachi

Posted on 17 Jul 2020 | Read More

C-ARTS a gift and Center of Excellence from Government of Sindh

Posted on 17 Jun 2020 | Read More

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Summer Vacation 2020

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Announcement of IsDB Scholarship Programmes for the Academic Year 2020-21

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Special Court of Person with Disabilities _Law Department 27-09-19

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