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Persons With Disabilities Scheme In Colleges: Higher Education For Persons With Special Needs

Higher Education
Persons With Disablities
Application Process
Documents Required
Frequently Asked Questions
The Higher Education for Persons with Special Needs (HEPSN) scheme is meant for creating an environment at higher education institutions to enrich the higher education learning experiences of differently-abled persons. Creating awareness about the capabilities of differently-abled persons, construction aimed at improving accessibility, purchase of equipment to enrich learning, etc., are the broad categories of assistance under this scheme.
Specific Objectives of HEPSN
The specific objectives of the HEPSN Scheme are as follows:
  1. To provide equal educational opportunities to differently-abled persons in higher education institutions.
  2. To create awareness among the functionaries of higher education about the specific educational needs of differently-abled persons.
  3. To equip higher education institutions with the facilities to provide access to differently-abled persons.
  4. To provide special devices to higher education institutions that will augment the learning experiences of differently-abled persons.
  5. To monitor the implementation of all existing and future legislation and policies, which are about higher education of differently-abled persons.
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