India's Right to Information Campaign for PwD

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The following is courtesy of Mahesh Chandrasekar:

Sakshi Trust

I am very happy to share with you a guide developed by Sakshi Trust and ActionAid India on the use of RTI to get information related to the issues faced by persons with disabilities.

This guide can also be downloaded from the following link http://www.actionaidindia.org/RTI_guide_Disability_Issues.htm

I am very happy to share with you a guide developed by Sakshi Trust and ActionAid India on the use of RTI to get information related to the issues faced by persons with disabilities

Some of the current issues such as:

* Getting a Disability Certificate
* Getting an allocation in Poverty Alleviation Schemes
* Ensuring barrier free access in Public spaces and offices
* Access to education and related services for PWDs
* Employment opportunities for the disabled
* Getting Assistive Devices
* Ensuring complaint are heard by the Commisioner for PWDs.

For each of these issues model RTI applications have been developed in this guide that can help you solve the problem

We kindly request you to circulate the information widely and use the guide extensive

This guide can also be downloaded from the following link http://www.actionaidindia.org/RTI_guide_Disability_Issues.htm

Kind regards

C. Mahesh
Advocacy Coordinator

CBR Forum
14, CK Garden
Wheeler Road Extension
Bangalore - 560 084

Tel - 080- 2549 7387 or 2549 7388

advocacy.cbrforum@gmail.com

cbrforum@blr.vsnl.net.in

cbrforum@gmail.com

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