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Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for the Hearing Handicapped (NIHH)

Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for the Hearing Handicapped (NIHH), Mumbai, was established on 9th August, 1983 under the Societies Registration Act, 1860, as an autonomous body and under the administrative control of the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment.
http://ayjnihh.nic.in/

Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO)

Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO) is a non-profit making organization, working under the aegis of Govt. of India, under the ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment. It was incorporated in 1972 to take up manufacture and supply of artificial limb components and rehabilitation aids for the benefit of the physically handicapped and started production in 1976.
http://www.artlimbs.com

Census of India:

Latest 2001 census data on disability.
http://www.censusindia.net/results/disabled_main.html

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment (MSJE):

MSJE (Government of India) that looks after the affairs relating to the welfare and education of persons with disabilities.
http://www.socialjustice.nic.in

National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation:

NHFDC provides information on loans available for disabled people and their families.
http://www.nhfdc.org

National Institute for the Mentally Handicapped:

Set up by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment in 1984, it works primarily in the area of Human resource development, Research and development, Development models of care and rehabilitation, Consultancy services to voluntary organizations, Documentation and dissemination, Extension and Outreach programmes.
http://www.nimhindia.org

National Trust for the Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral palsy, Mental retardation and Multiple disabilities:

http://www.nationaltrust.org.in

Office of the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities:

The Chief Commissioner is authorized; on his/her own motion or on application to look into complaints relating to deprivation of rights of persons with disabilities; and non-implementation of laws, rules, bye-laws, instructions issued by appropriate authorities for the welfare and protection of rights of the disabled.
http://www.ccdisabilities.nic.in

Rehabilitation Council of India:

The RCI is a statutory body set up by the Government of India with the twin responsibility of standardizing and regulating the training of personnel and professional in the field of Rehabilitation and Special Education.
www.rehabcouncil.nic.in

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