National Trust

    National Trust is a statutory body set up under the National Trust for the Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities Act, 1999. The National Trust has been set up to discharge two basic duties- legal and welfare. Legal duties are discharged through Local Level Committee providing Legal Guardianship. Welfare duty is discharged through the Schemes. The activities of the National Trust inter-alia include training, awareness and capacity building programmes and shelter, care giving & empowerment. The National Trust is committed to facilitate equal opportunities, protection of rights and full participation of persons with disabilities. The National Trust offers registration to Voluntary Organization, Association of person with disabilities and Association of Parents of persons with disabilities. There are over 611 Registered Organizations of the National Trust in the country. Details about activities of National Trust is available on