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Draft National Policy for Persons with Disabilities – Comments and Suggestions

Draft National Policy for Persons with Disabilities – Comments and Suggestions

Background The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India published a Draft National Policy for Persons with Disabilities (hereinafter referred to as "National Disability Policy" or "Disability Policy") for comments from the general public. The proposed policy is expected to replace the prior policy of 2006, and bring India's policy for persons with disabilities in line with the UNCRPD, the RPwD Act, and other developments in the country. One of…

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BananaIP launches Accessibility Law Services

BananaIP Counsels has introduced Accessibility and Disability Law Services as a part of its Intellectual Property Law Service offerings. The objective of these services is to facilitate Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) connect with qualified lawyers and avail their assistance. This gives Persons with Disabilities an option to seek professional advice with respect to accessibility, accommodations, and assistance. These services may also be availed by organizations and companies to implement accessibility and reasonable accommodations in compliance with Rights of Persons with…

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