3100. DR. T. SUMATHY (a) THAMIZHACHI THANGAPANDIAN:
Will the Minister of SOCIAL JUSTICE AND EMPOWERMENT be pleased to state:
(a) whether the Ministry of Health had removed the column of disability from National Family Health Survey (NFHS)-6 after consultation with this Ministry;
(b) if so, the details thereof;
(c) the details of evidences relied upon by the concerned Ministry to suggest removal of column of disability from the above survey; and
(d) whether the disability column in National Sample Survey Organization (NSSO) survey doesn‘t cover all 21 disabilities enlisted in the Right of Persons with Disabilities Act (RPwD) and if so, the details thereof?