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Mizoram to enforce act for disabled

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Aizawl, Dec 5 (UNI) The Mizoram government has initiated a move to implement the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act 1995, providing the three per cent reservation in government jobs for physically challenged persons.

State Social Welfare department officials here today said an expert committee had been constituted to look into the matter and the committee members would soon submit their report with specific recommendations.

According to social welfare minister R Tlanghmingthanga, the state had been very considerable towards the disabled so far the government jobs are concerned.

''We have constituted a sub-committee, who has already completed identification task of jobs for the disabled ones,'' he added.

UNI BB PP SP DS1300

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