State Commissionerate for Persons with Disabilities

 

State Commissionerate for Persons
with Disabilities

Ist Floor
VTC Building
Social Welfare Institution Complex
Poojappura
Thiruvananthapuram- 695 012

Commissioner

0471- 2347704

State Commissionerate for Persons with Disabilities is a statutory body constituted under the central Act of Persons with Disabilities 1995. The main function of the Commissionerate is monitoring the implementation of the Persons with Disabilities Act in the state. The Commissionerate is a Semi Judicial body that can exercise the power of a Civil Court under Section 63 of the Act for the redressel of the grievances of the Persons with Disabilities.

 
The Commissionerate for Persons with Disabilities functions with a single tier mode, i.e. only at the State level. The area of operations extended to the whole State of Kerala. No Sub Offices are in the District/Regional level in the State. The Commissionerate undertake to convene medical camps for issuing disability certificates to persons with disabilities. Seminars, workshops etc. are convened to make awareness on the rights and privileges of the persons with disabilities to the public as well as elected member of the Local Self Government Bodies. Video clippings are also telecasted through television channels.