National Trust

National Trust Act- 1999 has come in force for the welfare, rehabilitation of the Mentally Retarded, Cerebral palsy, Autistic and Multiple disabled individuals.

Objectives of National trust

  • To enable and empower persons with disability to live as independently and as fully as possible within and as close to the community to which they belong;
  • To strengthen facilities to provide support to persons with disability to live within their own families;
  • To extend support to registered organizations to provide need based services during period of crisis in the family of persons with disability;
  • To deal with problems of persons with disability who do not have family support ;
  • To promote measures for the care and protection of persons with disability in the event of death of their parent or guardian;
  • To evolve procedures for the appointment of guardians and trustees for persons with disability requiring such protection;
  • To facilitate the realization of equal opportunities, protection of rights and full participation of persons with disability;
  • To do any other act which is incidental to the aforesaid objects.