Disabled students in Odisha will get 5% reservation in technical education

Odisha has announced 5% reservation for disabled students for admission into technical and professional courses in educational institutions. This is in effect from 2018-19.

This will come into force under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.

Earlier, there was 3% reservation for disabled students in the technical education in the state. This means that more disabled students will get admission into top technical and professional institutions offering bachelors and masters degree courses.

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