Office of the State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities

Government of Odisha, Bhubaneswar

Success Story

A group of students with visual impairment of Sailabala Womens College, Cuttack

A group of students with visual impairment of Sailabala Womens College, Cuttack lodged a complaint with the SCPD that the college authorities who have collected fees & other charges from them are not refunding the same. The Principal of Sailabala Womens College was called upon to submit a detailed report. However, on follow up finally the fees/amount collected from 19 visually impaired students were refunded vide notice no-247 dt 31.10.... Read more

Sannyas Kumar Behera

Shri Sannyas Kumar Behera, Gen Secy, of ISWAR, Bhubaneswar lodged a complaint with the SCPD on 01.07.2013 and alleged that the Registrar, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack has released advertisement no-1493 dt 01.05.2012 for 47 posts of lecturers without notifying the number of posts which are reserved for PWDs. As the last date of submission of application was 18.06.2012, the SCPD felt that the recruitment process must have been over. However... Read more

Kumari Sradhanjali Nayak

The Secretary, State Social Welfare Board, Odisha forwarded to SCPD a case of Kumari Sradhanjali Nayak D/o-Shri Rabindra Nayak, Vill-Bindhania Po-Chandeswar Block-Tangi-Khurda saying who is a minor as well as disabled. The complaint dated 27.06.2013 was taken up and reports called for from Collector, Khorda and B.D.O Tangi. On the intervention of SCPD, the B.D.O, Tangi informed that Kumari Sradhanjali has been sanctioned disability pension by... Read more

Sasmita Swain

The SCPD took Suo motu cognizance of a news item published in Odia daily “Khabar” on 24.06.2013 under the caption “Bhinnakhyama Jubakanku Akraman DCPnku Smaraka Patra”. The news item disclosed assault on one Sasmita Swain a PwD by one Pintu Sahu. The SCPD called upon the DCP, Cuttack & IIC, Sadar police station, Cuttack. The response of DPC & IIC revealed that the name of the PwD is Susant Kumar Swain and the... Read more