Community Based Inclusive Development Program for PwD

News: Union Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment Dr Thaawarchand Gehlot virtually launched a 6- month Community Based Inclusive Development (CBID) Program on rehabilitation of Divyangjan.


  • The program aims to create a pool of grass-root rehabilitation workers at community level who can work alongside ASHA and Anganwadi workers to handle cross disability issues and facilitate inclusion of persons with disabilities in the society.
  • The program has been designed to provide competency-based knowledge and skills among these workers to enhance their ability for successfully discharging their duties.
  • These workers will be called ‘Divyang Mitra’ i.e., friends of persons with disabilities.