Volume 9 Issue 9 - July 15, 2012
I.I.T. alleges certifying hospital not competent, Delhi High Court asks for proofD.N.I.S. News Network, India: Indian Institute of Technology (I.I.T.) Delhi, which recently refused admission to an aspirant claiming a seat under the disability quota, saying that it’s medical board found his disability to be less than 40 percent, has told the Delhi High Court that the certificate furnished by the candidate from Darbhanga Medical College is not valid as the hospital is not a competent authority.
Delhi High Court has now asked the applicant, who had filed the case, to get proof of the hospital’s competence and submit the Bihar Government notification declaring the Darbhanga Medical College & Hospital as a competent authority to issue such certificates.
This case has once again brought into focus the issue of disability certification and the rampant abuse that is prevalent in the existing system. As the Government continues to be apathetic towards the issue, millions of people with disabilities face hurdles in availing their rightful entitlements.
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