The Government of Delhi notifies rules under the RPwD Act 2016

The Lok Sabha passed the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill 2016, on December 16, 2016, and it became an Act – the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (RPwD Act 2016). Even though a year has elapsed after this, many states have not framed rules under this Act and notified them. It is to the credit of the Government of Delhi that it has framed and notified rules under the Act, joining a handful of states that have done this.

TLMTI presents papers on the 67th Foundation Day of the India Association of Leprologists

The Indian Association of Leprologists, a national organisation founded by the Late Dr Dharmender and his team in 1950, celebrated its 67th Foundation Day, on October 2, 2018, in Kolkata.

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Accessing the right to vote by persons with disabilities

Many persons with disabilities do not cast their votes during general election and election to the state Legislative Assemblies because of the difficulties they face in travelling to the polling booths.

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TLM Vizianagaram VTC receives award from the Govt of India

We had earlier reported about TLMTI’s vocational training centre in Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh having been ranked among India’s top 10 Industrial Training Institutes.

Advocacy for inclusion

Melghat Viklang Jan Sangthan, a district-level organisation of persons with disabilities, promoted by The Leprosy Mission Trust India’s IHDID (Inclusive Holistic Development of Individuals with Disabilities) project, organised a planning meeting at TLM Kothara Hospital, on April 20, where 30 block-level and district-level office-bearers of Disabled Peoples’ Organisations (DPO) participated.