News

Volume 3 Issue 8 - April 15, 2005

India makes it to Regional Council of D.P.I-Asia Pacific

DNIS News Network - In a significant move, India has been elected to the Regional Council of Disabled Peoples’ International-Asia Pacific.

Picture of D.P.I. participants

Javed Abidi, Secretary General of Disabled Peoples’ International (D.P.I.), India, has been elected to the Regional Council of D.P.I. Asia-Pacific. The decision was taken on 14 April at the Regional Assembly of D.P.I.-Asia Pacific held in Bangkok.

Leaders of the disability movement were gathered in the capital city of Thailand for a ‘Regional Training Workshop on Capacity Building for Disabled Persons towards Right-based society in Asia-Pacific Region’. Twenty-three countries participated in the training programme, including India. The programme was inaugurated by Wanlop Ploytabtim, Permanent Secretary of Social Welfare Ministry, Government of Thailand. In his welcome speech, he said that Thailand has paid considerable attention to the promotion of quality of life of disabled people and received global recognition, which shows that Thailand has made remarkable progress and realised the full participation of persons with disabilities.

Logo of Disability News and Information Service (DNIS)

N.C.P.E.D.P. Logo (External Website) DNIS is produced and managed by:
National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People

Screening Guidelines to be followed by CISF Security Staff for Passengers with Disabilities at Indian Airports


Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill


Mental Health Care Bill


CRPD Monitoring Report


National Policy



Press Release




Features

Interview

News

Additional Links


Disability News and Information Service is produced and managed by:

N.C.P.E.D.P. Logo
National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (External Website)

A-77, South Extension, Part - II,
New Delhi 110 049, India
Tel: 91-11-26265647, 26265648
Fax: 91-11-26265649
E-mail: secretariat@ncpedp.org
Website: www.ncpedp.org (External Website)

Duplicate entry '2262373' for key 'PRIMARY'