Organizational Structure

The General Assembly (GA) is the highest body in the hierarchy of the organization comprising 110 members. The GA, which meets each year, also elects the Executive Committee (EC) for a period of three years. Currently, NSD has an inclusive EC of nine members including four females led by women. The EC is the decision-making body that formulates policies, strategies and develops programs. It is responsible and accountable to GA for overall management and development of the organization. The EC members have a wide range of expertise and experience in different areas of the disability field. NSD has also formed Secretariat consisting of three members from EC for effective and smooth functioning of day-to-day work/initiatives of the organization as all the EC members are physically disabled, it is difficult to attend all the meetings of the organization. The Chairperson is the Chief Executive (CE) of the Secretariat.