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  1. To regulate the training policies and programmes in the field of rehabilitation of persons with disabilities
  2. To bring about standardization of training courses for professionals dealing with persons with disabilities
  3. To prescribe minimum standards of education and training of various categories of professionals/ personnel dealing with people with disabilities
  4. To regulate these standards in all training institutions uniformly throughout the country
  5. To recognize institutions/ organizations/ universities running master's degree/ bachelor's degree/ P.G.Diploma/ Diploma/ Certificate courses in the field of rehabilitation of persons with disabilities
  6. To recognize degree/diploma/certificate awarded by foreign universities/ institutions on reciprocal basis
  7. To promote research in Rehabilitation and Special Education
  8. To maintain Central Rehabilitation Register for registration of professionals/ personnel
  9. To collect information on a regular basis on education and training in the field of rehabilitation of people with disabilities from institutions in India and abroad
  10. To encourage continuing education in the field of rehabilitation and special education by way of collaboration with organizations working in the field of disability.
  11. To recognize Vocational Rehabilitation Centres as manpower development centres
  12. To register vocational instructors and other personnel working in the Vocational Rehabilitation Centres
  13. To recognize the national institutes and apex institutions on disability as manpower development centres
  14. To register personnel working in national institutes and apex institutions on disability under the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment 


Rehabilitation Council of India Act 1992 & 2000 under consideration for Amendment and the copy the proposed amendment is hereby displayed for comments from Citizens Institutions/Gos/NGOs are requested to send their comment. Click for view of the proposed RCI Act

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