There are about 120 million people with disabilities in India.
(Source: United Nations: Key issues of 120m persons with disabilities in India)
According to national statistics, more than 41.32% of disabled people in the country are physically disabled. Indiability focusses on the most common types of disabilities. In particular it focuses on children and young people – the adults of tomorrow.
Physical Disability 41.32%
Visual Impairment 10.32%
Hearing Impairment 8.36%
Speech Disability 5.06%
Locomotors Disability 23.04%
Chart source: Sarvekshana, 36th & 47th rounds, National Sample Survey Organization, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Planning & Program Implementation, Government of India.
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–World Bank Report, 2007