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Applicability of Disabilities Act to Private Companies and Establishments

Posted in Case Review, Disability Support, and Employement

In a case involving termination of an employee owing to disability by a private company, the Supreme Court held that the 1995 Act does not apply to private companies and establishments. It only casts responsibilities on, and provides rights against the Government and Government companies. Though this judgment is not completely relevant after the enactment of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, the judgment will be useful for interpreting the meaning of Establishment…