Office of the State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities

Government of Odisha, Bhubaneswar

Success Story

Ms. Subasini Rath

Ms. Subasini Rath of Jharsuguda is a 50% visually impaired girl student of Ekatali Muncipal High School and an examinee of matriculation examination, 2015 having Roll No.108EF046 at R.K High School Centre, At H. Katapalli, Jharsuguda. She submitted a complaint alleging that though she had given all her documents to the Headmaster of Ekatali Muncipal High School to provide scribe facility to her in the examination but the Headmaster declined... Read more

Suo-motu cognizance -- by SCPD

The SCPD took Suo-motu cognizance on a news item published in daily “Sambad” dt.18.02.2015 regarding 45 numbers of students with disabilities of Durgadevi High School, Daya Vihar under Kanas Block in the district of Puri who had filled up forms for the matriculation examination of this year mentioning Odia as Fist Language Subject and English as Second Language Subject but in their admit cards there was mention of Environment... Read more

Sri Vivek Kumar Mandal

Sri Vivek Kumar Mandal of Sakchi Sabzi Mandi, Jamshedpur in Jharkhand is a person with 45% Loco-motor Disability and is an employee of State Bank of India and he was posted at Kumbhari Branch of SBI which situated in a remote area. As he was required to go to Jharkhand frequently for his medical Checkup and Physiotherapy he approached his authorities for his transfer to any other branch nearby Rourkela but it was not considered. He approached... Read more

Sri T. Sibasankar

The SCPD on getting a telephone on 20.10.2014 from a student with Visual Impairment namely Sri T. Sibasankar who was appearing +2 second year Science exam at Berhampur alleged that he is not being given permission to use scribe. A mail was sent bearing no.2706/SCPD/on dt.20.10.2014 by the SCPD to the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), Bhubaneswar attaching copy of OM F. No.16-110/2003-DD III dt.26.02.2013 of Department of Disability... Read more