The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment (MSJE) had prepared a 25 year vision document (Vision – 2047) for empowerment and advancement of people with disabilities. United Nations India was a stakeholder in the process wherein interim recommendations were submitted on the first draft. This draft Vision 2047 was also used to build on the UN’s recommendations and feedback.
Rising Flame contributed to the interim recommendations compiled by United Nations India under the guidance of Founder and Executive Director Nidhi Goyal on September 5 2022. These recommendations spanned across multiple sectors, including education, employment, health and rehabilitation and social empowerment. The document also included general comments on Vision 2047 that highlighted the need for including participatory approaches, moving beyond silos, and having set goals, targets and indicators.