Registration Certificate to NGOs under Section 51 of RPwD Act, 2016 and List of NGOs Registered under Old PwD Act,1995.

All Voluntary Organizations working for Persons with Disabilities are hereby informed that recognition of institutions for Persons with disabilities under Section 50 & 51 of the Rights of  Persons with Disabilities Act,2016 is being initiated by Department of Social Welfare, Govt. of NCT of Delhi. The Joint Director (Technical), Social Welfare is the competent authority for this purpose under section 49 of the Act.

Application for, and grant of certificate of registration.-

(1) A person desirous of establishing or maintaining an institution for person with disabilities may make an application in Form A to the competent authority referred to in rule 21.

(2) Every application made under sub-rule (1) shall be accompanied with,

  1. documentary evidence of work or proposed work in the area of disability;

  2. the Constitution or bye laws or regulations governing the institution;

  3. audited statement, annual report and details of grants received if any in the last three years from the Government, preceding the date of application;

  4. a statement regarding total number of persons employed in the Institution along with their respective duties;

  5. the number of professionals employed in the Institution;

  6. a statement regarding qualifications of the professionals employed by the Institution; and

  7. the proof of residence of the applicant.

(3) Every application made under sub rule (1) shall comply with the following requirements in respect of the concerned institution, namely:-

(a) that the institution is registered under the Indian Societies Registration Act, 1860 (XXI of 1860)/Indian Trust Act and a copy of such registration certificate/trust deed along with the byelaws and memorandum of association of the society shall accompany the application.

(b) that the institution has not been running to profit any individual or a body of individuals;

(c) that the institution has employed professionals registered with the Rehabilitation Council of India to cater to the special needs of Persons with disabilities;

(d) that the institution has adequate teaching and learning material in accessible format for the persons with disabilities;

(e) that the institution is working or proposing to work in the field of rehabilitation of persons with disabilities on the date on which the application is made.

(4) The certificate of registration under this rule, unless revoked under section 52 of the Act, shall remain in force for a period of five years from the date on which it is granted or renewed.

(5) An application for the renewal of certificate of registration shall, be made in the same manner as the application for grant of certificate under sub-rule (1) accompanied with the previous certificate of registration and a statement that the applicant is applying for renewal of the certificate so accompanied:

Provided that such application shall be made before sixty days of the expiry of the validity of such certificate:

Provided further that the competent authority may consider application for renewal of the certificate of registration after 60 days but not later than 120 days, if he is satisfied that sufficient reasons have been provided for such delay.

(6) If the application for renewal of certificate of registration is made before its expiry as specified in the proviso to sub-rule (5), the certificate of registration shall continue to be in force until orders are passed on the application and the certificate of registration shall be deemed to have expired if application for its renewal is not made within sixty days as specified in the said proviso.

(7) Every application made under sub-rule (1) or sub rule (5), in which the competent authority referred to in sub-section (1) of section 51 of the Act, is satisfied that the requirements for grant of certificate of registration under the Act and these rules have been complied with, shall be disposed of by it within a period of ninety days thereafter.

(8) Form of issue of Certificate of Registration, refusal and revocation.- (a) Upon making suitable enquires into the functioning of the organization and being satisfied that the organization can be registered under the provisions of section 51, the competent authority shall issue the Certificate of registration to the organization in Form –B.

(b) The Competent authority may refuse to grant the certificate of Registration after suitable enquires and the same shall be communicated to the organization within a period of ninety days of its application for registration in Form C. Provided that such communication shall be preceded by the granting of opportunity to the applicant organisation to state its case before the competent authority on a date not later than 15 days from the date of issue of the letter intimating the grant of opportunity.

(c) A certificate of Registration granted under section 51 of the Act may be revoked by the competent authority under provisions of sub-section (1) of section 52 of the Act and such revocation shall be communicated to the organization in Form –D.

All Voluntary Organizations working for Persons with Disabilities are hereby informed that recognition of institutions for Persons with disabilities under Section 51 & 52 of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protections of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 is being initiated by Department of Social Welfare, Govt. of NCT of Delhi. The Joint Director (Social Welfare) is the competent authority for this purpose under section 50 of the Act.

Application for, and grant of certificate of registration.-

(1) A person desirous of establishing or maintaining an institution for person with disabilities may make an application in Form A to the competent authority referred to in rule 21.

(2) Every application made under sub-rule (1) shall be accompanied with,

  1. documentary evidence of work or proposed work in the area of disability;

  2. the Constitution or bye laws or regulations governing the institution;

  3. audited statement, annual report and details of grants received if any in the last three years from the Government, preceding the date of application;

  4. a statement regarding total number of persons employed in the Institution along with their respective duties;

  5. the number of professionals employed in the Institution;

  6. a statement regarding qualifications of the professionals employed by the Institution; and

  7. the proof of residence of the applicant.

(3) Every application made under sub rule (1) shall comply with the following requirements in respect of the concerned institution, namely:-

(a) that the institution is registered under the Indian Societies Registration Act, 1860 (XXI of 1860)/Indian Trust Act and a copy of such registration certificate/trust deed along with the byelaws and memorandum of association of the society shall accompany the application.

(b) that the institution has not been running to profit any individual or a body of individuals;

(c) that the institution has employed professionals registered with the Rehabilitation Council of India to cater to the special needs of Persons with disabilities;

(d) that the institution has adequate teaching and learning material in accessible format for the persons with disabilities;

(e) that the institution is working or proposing to work in the field of rehabilitation of persons with disabilities on the date on which the application is made.

(4) The certificate of registration under this rule, unless revoked under section 52 of the Act, shall remain in force for a period of five years from the date on which it is granted or renewed.

(5) An application for the renewal of certificate of registration shall, be made in the same manner as the application for grant of certificate under sub-rule (1) accompanied with the previous certificate of registration and a statement that the applicant is applying for renewal of the certificate so accompanied:

Provided that such application shall be made before sixty days of the expiry of the validity of such certificate:

Provided further that the competent authority may consider application for renewal of the certificate of registration after 60 days but not later than 120 days, if he is satisfied that sufficient reasons have been provided for such delay.

(6) If the application for renewal of certificate of registration is made before its expiry as specified in the proviso to sub-rule (5), the certificate of registration shall continue to be in force until orders are passed on the application and the certificate of registration shall be deemed to have expired if application for its renewal is not made within sixty days as specified in the said proviso.

(7) Every application made under sub-rule (1) or sub rule (5), in which the competent authority referred to in sub-section (1) of section 51 of the Act, is satisfied that the requirements for grant of certificate of registration under the Act and these rules have been complied with, shall be disposed of by it within a period of ninety days thereafter.

(8) Form of issue of Certificate of Registration, refusal and revocation.- (a) Upon making suitable enquires into the functioning of the organization and being satisfied that the organization can be registered under the provisions of section 51, the competent authority shall issue the Certificate of registration to the organization in Form –B.

(b) The Competent authority may refuse to grant the certificate of Registration after suitable enquires and the same shall be communicated to the organization within a period of ninety days of its application for registration in Form C. Provided that such communication shall be preceded by the granting of opportunity to the applicant organisation to state its case before the competent authority on a date not later than 15 days from the date of issue of the letter intimating the grant of opportunity.

(c) A certificate of Registration granted under section 51 of the Act may be revoked by the competent authority under provisions of sub-section (1) of section 52 of the Act and such revocation shall be communicated to the organization in Form –D.

Last Update Date :- 20-02-2018

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