Bombay HC directs compulsory training of state officials on rights of persons with disabilities

Omkar Gokhale November 12 2019
MAT Chairman Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court recently directed the Maharashtra Government to conduct compulsory awareness and training sessions for its officials on the legal rights of differently-abled persons, in line with the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.

In this regard, the Court also asked the State to take the assistance of the Maharashtra Legal Services Authority and lawyers involved in PILs filed on the issue, including Senior Counsel Gayatri Singh.

A Division Bench of Justices SC Dharmadhikari . . .

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