Office of the State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities

Government of Odisha, Bhubaneswar

Success Story

Ajaya Kumar Panda

Ajaya Kumar Panda, a person with loco-motor disability, moved the SCPD for renewal of his P.D.S license. On the order of SCPD the Sub-Collector, Dhenkanal sought clarification from the Govt. in view of the Govt. direction not to renew the P.D.S license of any private persons. The complainant’s license was renewed as a special case of a physically challenged person on receipt of clarifications.

Santosh and Jyoti

The SCPD took Suo motu cognizance of a news item published in Odia daily “Dharitri” dt 31.05.2013 under the heading “Katha Khuntare Bandha Jivan”. It depicted sorrowful plight of a girl of 10 year age with mental retardation named Jyoti and a boy of 19 years with Visual Impairment named Santosh. Both the persons are the children of Shri Pradeep Bag and Smt Upashini Bag of village Mukundpur, GP-Dhamarpur, Dist Kalahandi... Read more

for recruitment of village level workers (VLWs)

The SCPD took Suo motu cognizance of advertisement published in different Odia dailies by the Collectors of different districts for recruitment of village level workers (VLWs) inviting application from the eligible candidates on or before 15.05.2013 for filling up numbers of posts in each district without mentioning 3% reservation of posts for the PwDs. This was a gross violation of Section 33 of the Person with Disabilities Act 1995. It was... Read more

Shri Sanjay Kumar Giri

A complaint was received on 03.05.2013 from Shri Sanjay Kumar Giri, Vill-Mirigimundi, Po-Rupsa, Block-Sadar, Balesore, a person with loco-motor disability that he is not being paid disability pension under MBPY. The BDO, Sadar Balesore was called upon to submit a report. In the meanwhile another complainant named Sanjukta Dalei of vill-Bahanpur, Po- Hatidiha, Dist- Balesore also made similar allegation. On the intervention and direction of... Read more