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Times of India
12 February, 2010
New Delhi, India

The Centre has simplified the process of obtaining certificates to prove physical disability. According to the changed rules, a disability certificate will require signature of just one doctor except in cases of multiple disabilities. The new guideline comes into force with the government amending the Persons with Disabilities Rules, 1996. Social justice minister Mukul Wasnik told a national meeting of commissioners for persons with disabilities, “The format of disability certificate has been simplified requiring signature of a single doctor other than in cases of multiple disabilities.”

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