The rights and benefits include the protection of rights, provisions of medical care, education, training, employment and rehabilitation.
These rights also include a barrier free environment for persons with disabilities, removal of discrimination against persons with disabilities in the sharing of developmental benefits, and other social security measures including establishment of homes for persons with severe disabilities, reservation in various posts and services, research and manpower development including vocational training.
The law not only makes provisions but also provides for machinery for the enforcement. For the implementation of these provisions, the Chief Commissioners are appointed at the central and state level.
They have the powers to monitor the funds disbursed by the Central and State Governments in order to ensure that the funds released for the benefit of the people with disabilities are spent in the prescribed manner and for the stipulated purposes only.