Q. Consider the following statements about Rehabilitation Council of India::
1. It was set up as a registered society in 1986.
2. It takes punitive action against unqualified persons delivering services to persons with disabilities.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C
Notes:

About RCI:

It was initially set up as a registered society in 1986. In 1992, the Rehabilitation Council of India Act was enacted by Parliament, and it became a Statutory Body in 1993.

Functions of RCI

  1. To develop, standardize and regulate training programmes/ courses at various levels in the field of Rehabilitation and Special Education.
  2. To maintain the Central Rehabilitation Register for qualified professionals/ personnel and promote research in Special Education.
  3. To take punitive action against unqualified persons delivering services to persons with disabilities.

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