Rajasthan Social Inclusion
Rajasthan Social Inclusion Program supported by Sighsavers (Royal
Commonwealth Society for the Blind) is designed for a primarily
focuses on ensuring economic empowerment of person with disability
and developing the network of people with disabilities at the
state as well as district, leading to social inclusion of all
people with disabilities. The project also intends to engage
visually impaired and other disabled people in mapping sustainable
The project focuses on
bringing about a change in outlook towards disabled people among
all stakeholders including government thereby developing an
enabling environment for disabled people to avail their rights.
The advocacy and
influencing policy changes expected, the advocacy initiatives with
the concerned government department will start giving result in
behavioral change of the community towards disabled people.
Goal of Project:
Disabled people in Rajasthan are equal members of society and
enjoy enhanced quality of life.
participation of PWDs in Society towards realisation of their
To facilitate enhanced
opportunity for economic security of PWDs.
To enable DPOs
(Disabled people Organsiation) to advocate for the rights of
for effective implementation of policies.
Project cover two blocks Nimbahera and Chittorgarh with 74 Gram
Proposed project primarily focuses on ensuring economic
empowerment of all People with disabilities and
developing/strengthening the network of people with disabilities
at the District as well as Rajasthan State.
The duration of the project is for five year, i.e. August
2014- July 2019.
a. Changed in
outlook towards disabled people among all stakeholders including
government thereby developing an enabling environment for disabled
people to avail their rights.
and categorised disabled people in the area, raised awareness on
disability rights among them and sensitised local stakeholders in
addition to active DPOs members.
leadership in PwDs, poverty reduction among disabled people and
their Social inclusion lead to better livelihood opportunities.
d. Linkages to
various schemes have emerged as a good strategy to enable PwDs
access benefits and entitlement.
environment ensuring effective implementation of policies and
increased capacity of District/ Block level DPOs to advocate for
local level issues.
accessibility of PwDs to basic entitlements and improved
accessibility to public facilities /systems /services.
utilisation of government funds to PwDs and senstitised
stakeholders and decision makers.
Workshop on IEC
Material Development/ Bcc Strategy
May 29-30, 2015, Chittorgarh
Benefitted through Welfare Camps
May 27-28, 2015, Gangrar & Nimbahera block