Regional training for DPO’s and lawyers on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016

Organised by CCRI in collaboration with RPS Law College, Patna


Day 1:



Resource persons

8.30 to 9

Film and Registration of participants


9  .00 to 9.30

Scope of the training

Adv Vikash Pankaj, HRLN, Patna

9.30 to 9.45

 Key note address to participants

Mr.  Kaushal Kumar


RPS law college



9.45 to 10.30

Provisions of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016

Rajive Raturi, HRLN Delhi

10.30 – 11:30

Legal  capacity  and reasonable accommodation

Adv Amba Salelkar

Board member

Centre for Social Justice


11.30 to 12.30

Disability and education

Inclusive education

Higher education

·   Adv Roma Bhagat,

Delhi High Court

·   Prof Anil Aneja

Chairman Advocacy Cell

AICB Delhi

12.30 to 1 pm

Open house


1.00 to 2.00

Lunch break


2.00 to 3.00

Employment and Disability

·   Adv Rajan Mani

Advocates for Public Justice Foundation (APJF)


·   Adv Rajni Soren, HRLN



 3.00 to 3.30



3.30 to 4.15

How to do a PIL

Adv Kishore Narayan

HRLN Chattisgarh

4.15 to 4.45



4.45 to 5.30  

 Grievance redressal and Using the RPD Act 2016

Sharing HRLN litigations

·   Rajni Soren

HRLN Chattisgarh

·   Rajive Raturi

HRLN Delhi


Day 2: 

9.00 to 11.00

DPOs sharing information on  advocacy and litigations

6 DPO’s from Odissa, Bengal, Bihar, MP, Jharkhand and Chattisgarh

11.00 to1.00

Mock case exercise where DPOs are given a case  and argue as if in court

Coordinated by  Adv Rajan Mani and  Adv Roma Bhagat

1.00 to 2.00

Lunch break


2.00 to 3.00

Access :

Access audits

Rajive Raturi’ vs UOI

             DRG vs UOI

             Jeeja Ghosh vs UOI


·   Adv Rajan Mani (APJF)


·   Adv Subhash Vashishth

Director, CABE Delhi

3.00 to 3.30



3:30 – 4.15

Civil and Political rights in the context of Independent living and living in the community ,Electoral rights, Access to Justice

·   Rajni Soren

·   Rajive Raturi

4.15 to 4.45



4.45 to 5.45

Women and Disability


 Domestic and sexual Violence

·   Ms Shampa Sengupta


Shruti Disability Centre


·    Ms Vaishnavi Kumari

Bihar Viklang Manch

5 .45  to 6.15



6.15 to 7

Open House and Discussion


7 pm onwards




Venue — State Institute of Health and Family Welfare, Patna