- PC : TopYaps
Himachal Pradesh University (HPU)
is all set to provide 5% reservation to Divyang (differently-abled) students.
While the report comes after Umang Foundation filed a Public Interest Litigation in High Court, the PIL reveals the University's denial of admission to differently abled students.
However, the Disability Rights Act 2016
, enacted across the country on April 19 this year, says that every government educational institute and government-aided institute should reserve 5% seats for differently abled students.
HPU has emerged as North India's first varsity to offer 5% reservation to 'Divyang' students.
The decision comes after Umang Foundation filed a Public Interest Litigation in High Court.
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