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5) The Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995, (PWDA) completed two decades of existence this month. However, the majority of disabled people is yet to avail the entitlements envisaged under the law. Discuss the provisions of PWDA, reasons why its implementation is lopsided and efforts needed by government to implement this act in letter and spirit

Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of vulnerable sections.

5) The Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995, (PWDA) completed two decades of existence this month. However, the majority of disabled people is yet to avail the entitlements envisaged under the law. Discuss the provisions of PWDA, reasons why its implementation is lopsided and efforts needed by government to implement this act in letter and spirit. (200 Words)

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