Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) – UPSC Prelims

  • RCI 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
    • To develop, standardize and regulate training programmes/ courses at various levels in the field of Rehabilitation and Special Education.
    • To maintain the Central Rehabilitation Register for qualified Professionals/ Personnel and promote Research in Special Education.
    • To take punitive action against unqualified persons delivering services to persons with disabilities.