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India*

General Country Information
Capital: New Delhi
Population:
1,173,108,018 (July 2010)
Form of Government:
Federal Parliamentary Constitutional Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 36.76 million (2010)
Telephone - mobile: 545 million (2010)
Internet hosts: 3.611 million (2009)
Internet users: 81 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.31
World Rank 2005/2006: 124

*The Digital Opportunity Index (DOI) evaluates the opportunity, infrastructure and utilization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) worldwide and was created by the Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity and Promotion (KADO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The DOI is based on a scale of 0-1, where 1 is ideal, and the World Rank is taken into consideration out of 181 countries, based on the DOI.
 
National Disability Action Plan
Inclusive Education - Action Plan for Inclusive Education of Children and Youth with Disabilities
http://www.education.nic.in/circulars/inclusiveeducation-actionplan.asp
Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Ability Foundation
27, Fourth Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar
Chennai 600 020, Tamil Nadu
India
http://www.abilityfoundation.org
Email: information@abilityfoundation.org
Tel: +91-44-24452400+91-44-24452400 / +91-44-24413013+91-44-24413013
Fax: +91-44-24413013

AIKYA - Center To Integrate The Different
New 7, Bhagirathi Street, R.A.Puram
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
India
http://www.aikya.org
Email: info@aikya.org
Tel: +91-9840057975+91-9840057975

All India Federation of the Deaf
18, Northend Complex
R.K. Ashram Marg
New Delhi 110 001
India
Email: aifddpsahay@yahoo.com
Tel: +91-11-23364766+91-11-23364766 / +91-11-26563984+91-11-26563984          

Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust (AJCT)
Karkardooma
Vikas Marg
New Delhi 110-092
India
http://www.amarjyotirehab.org
Email: amarjoti@del2.vsnl.net.in
Tel: +91-11-22375205+91-11-22375205 / +91-11-2372173
Fax: +91-11-2372521

The Association of People with Disability
6th Cross, Hutchins Road
Lingarajapuram, St. Thomas Town Post
Bangalore 560 084, Karnataka
India
http://www.apd-india.org
Email: ablehand@vsnl.com
Tel: +91-80-25475861+91-80-25475861               

CBR Network (South Asia)
134,1st Block 6th Main, BSK III Stage
Bangalore 560085,
Karnataka, India
http://cbrnetworksouthasia.org
Email: cbrnet@vsnl.com
Tel: +91-80-26724273+91-80-26724273

Center for Advocacy in Mental Health, Bapu Trust
Kapil Villa, Plot no. 9
Survey No. 50/4, Kondhwa Khurd
Pune 411 048
India
http://www.bapucamhindia.org
Email: info@bapucamhindia.org / camhpune@gmail.com
Tel: +91-20-26837644+91-20-26837644 / +91-20-26837647+91-20-26837647

Children Welfare Trust
Lotus Society, Bhuj
Saurashtra 320001
India
http://www.childrenwelfaretrust.org
Email: enquiry@childrenwelfaretrust.org
Tel: +91-28-365-1905

Community Aid and Sponsorship Programme
CASP Bhavan, Survey No. 132/2, Plot No. 3
Pashan-Baner Link Road
Pune 411 021
India
http://www.caspindia.org/web/index.php
Email: caspheadoffice@gmail.com / presidentcasp@gmail.com /
Tel: +91-20-25862844+91-20-25862844 / +91-20 25862845+91-20 25862845
Fax: +91-20-25862836

Disability India Network (DIN)
Society for Child Development
1305, A/B, Vasant Kunj
New Delhi 110 070
India
http://www.disabilityindia.org
Email: vijay@disabilityindia.org

Disabled People's International India - DPI National Assembly
Javed Abidi,
A-77, South Extension Part II
New Delhi 110 049
India
Email: chairperson.dpi@gmail.com / secretariat@ncpedp.org
Tel: +91-11-26265647 / +91-11-26265648
Fax: +91-11-26265649

Mobility India
1st & 1st 'A' Cross
J P Nagar II phase
Bangalore 560 078
India
http://www.mobility-india.org
Email: e-mail@mobility-india.org
Tel: +91-80-2649-2222
Fax: +91-80-2649-4444

MUKTI INDIA
#1, Station Road
Meenambakkam
Chennai 600 027
India
http://www.muktiindia.org
Email: muktiindia@gmail.com
Tel: +91-44-22346973 / +91-44-22343124
Fax: +91-44-2233316

National Association for the Blind (NAB)
Sector-V, R.K. Puram
New Delhi 110 022
India
http://www.nabdelhi.org
Email: nab@vsnl.com
Tel: +91-11-26102944 / +91-11-26176379
Fax: +91-11-26187650

National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEPD)
A-77, South Extension, Part - II
New Delhi 110 049
India
http://www.ncpedp.org
Email: secretariat@ncpedp.org
Tel: +91-11-6265647 / +91-11-6265648
Fax: +91-11-6265649

National Federation of Orthopedically Handicapped
BT Road, Bon Hooghly
Calcutta 700 090
India
Tel: +91-33-567279

Rehabilitation Coordination-India
Sishu Niketan Vivekanand Nagar
Dilsukh Nagar
Hyderabad 500 660
India
Tel: +91-40-4042143 / +91-40-4046733
Fax: +91-40-4045292

Rehabilitation Council of India
B-22, Qutab Institutional Area
New Delhi 110 016
India
http://www.rehabcouncil.nic.in/index.htm
Email: rehabstd@nde.vsnl.net.in
Tel: +91-11-26532816     
Fax: +91-11-26534291

Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled
11, Villa Suchita, 1st Cross, 17th A Main
Behind Giri Apartments, JP Nagar 2nd Phase
Bangalore
560 078
Karnataka, India
http://www.samarthanam.org
Email: info@samarthanam.org
Tel: +91-80-26592999 / +91-80-26591488

Setu Developmental Intervention Centre
Registered Office: 118, Jeevandeep Row Houses,
Near Ghosha Society, Drive- In Road,
Ahmedabad, 
Gujarat 380 054
India
http://www.setuindia.org
Tel: +91-79-3100 8674

Shanta Memorial Rehabilitation Centre
108D, Master Canteen Building,
Station Square, Unit-III,
Bhubaneswar-751001, Orissa,
India
http://www.smrcorissa.org/
Email: smrc_bbsr@hotmail.com
Tel: +91-674-2300274 / 2300361
Fax: +91-674-2580020
 
Spastics Society of Tamilnadu
Opposite TTTI Taramani Road
Chennai 600 113
Tamil Nadu, India
Tel: +91-44-22541651
Fax: +91-44–22541047

UNNATI Organization for Developmental Education
G-1, 200 Azad Society,
Ahmedabad 380 015
Gujarat, India
http://www.unnati.org
Email: psu_unnati@unnati.org
Tel: +91-79-26746145 / +91-79-26733296
Fax: +91-79-674-3752

Vidya Vrikshah's Disability Research Center and Training Programs
2C West Moor Wingate Garden
School Rd Mandaveli
Chennai 600 028
Tamil Nadu, India
Tel: +91-2578333 / +91-24616714