Right of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2016

The Right of Persons with Disabilities Bill (RPwDB) was one of the few bills passed in one of the least productive sessions of the Parliament. The bill presents several improvements over the existing 1995 law. The improvements over the 1995 law and limitations of the 2016 are discussed in this article. Previous Law and Its

Accessible India Campaign (Sugamya Bharat Abhiyaan)

Accessible India Campaign (Sugamya Bharat Abhiyaan) has been launched by the Government of India to make the country more inclusive by way of achieving universal accessibility for all citizens including Persons with Disabilities and enabling them to gain access and live independently. Background The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) came