Notification of Karnataka State on Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rules, 2019

The Karnataka Government vide Gazette Notification dated September 5, 2019, notified the Karnataka State Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rules, 2019 framed under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, by repealing the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) (Karnataka) Rules, 2003. Inter-alia, every establishment like a company or a firm is mandated to publish equal opportunity policy for persons with disabilities and to display the equal opportunity policy on their website or at a conspicuous place in their premises.  Further, any private establishment employing twenty or more persons should act upon a complaint of discrimination on the ground of disability received from an aggrieved person and should inform the person in writing as to how the act/omission is a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate claim.

Source: http://gazette.kar.nic.in/5-9-2019/Part-4A-(Page-2503-2554).pdf (Page 31-52)

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