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Purple Fest 2024

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Source: PIB

Context: The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India, organized Purple Fest 2024 at Rashtrapati Bhawan, celebrating diversity and unity.

  • Major launches included the “INDIA NEURODIVERSITY PLATFORM” and a handbook addressing language barriers.

The ‘Purple Fest’, organised by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, aims to raise awareness about different disabilities and their impact on people’s lives and to promote understanding, acceptance and inclusion of persons with disabilities within society.