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The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, sets a legal framework for the protection and promotion of the rights of persons with disabilities (PWDs) in India. However, ensuring accessible infrastructure remains a challenge. Analyse.

Topic: Social empowerment

1. The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, sets a legal framework for the protection and promotion of the rights of persons with disabilities (PWDs) in India. However, ensuring accessible infrastructure remains a challenge. Analyse. (250 words)

Difficulty level: Moderate

Reference: The HinduInsights on India

Why the question:

The article discusses that there need to be more inclusive opportunities and employment in the rural areas as a majority of persons with disabilities live here

Key Demand of the question:

To write about Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, its successes and limitations in ensuring accessibility and steps needed to overcome limitations.

Directive word: 

Analyse – When asked to analyse, you must examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them in a summary.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Begin by writing about the aims and objectives of Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.

Body:

First, mention the major provisions of Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 and mention how it was a landmark step to boost inclusivity and accessibility.

Next, write about various shortcomings of Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 and also additional barriers the disabled face in India.

Conclusion:

Conclude by writing a way forward to achieve inclusivity.