[AI] Free help to disabled can't be enforced

dr.u.n.sinha narain drunsinha at gmail.com
Sun Jan 6 12:26:30 EST 2008


please read persons with disabilities act article 42 and put it before
information rights commissioner.
drun

On 12/30/07, Nilesh Singit <singitnilesh at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Dear Friends,
>
> Greetings,
>
> This is a significant development and a new hurdle
> posed by The
> Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) — a joint body of
> Air India, Jet,
> Kingfisher, Deccan, GoAir, IndiGo, Paramount and
> SpiceJet who have
> declared that 'Free help to disabled can't be
> enforced'
> Full article
> http://blog.360.yahoo.com/blog-OGP_w9Q_cqocjcC2XK3kOtkWTeE-?cq=1&p=480
> <http://blog.360.yahoo.com/blog-OGP_w9Q_cqocjcC2XK3kOtkWTeE-?cq=1&p=480>
>
> This is the response of the FIA towards the new Civil
> Aviation
> guidelines that DGCA (Office of The Director General
> of Civil
> Aviation) for "Carriage by Air of Disabled Persons or
> Persons with
> Reduced Mobility" that establishes regulations for the
> protection of
> and provision of assistance to persons with
> disabilities and persons
> with reduced mobility traveling by air.
>
> This guideline was to come into effect from 1st Jan
> 2008 and is meant
> to protect passengers with disability and with reduced
> mobility
> against discrimination and to ensure that they receive
> assistance with
> due respect and dignity. But with this new stand by
> FIA - it looks
> like this deadline is not going to be honoured.
>
> Please read the following article
> http://blog.360.yahoo.com/blog-OGP_w9Q_cqocjcC2XK3kOtkWTeE-?cq=1&p=480
> <http://blog.360.yahoo.com/blog-OGP_w9Q_cqocjcC2XK3kOtkWTeE-?cq=1&p=480>
> that has been published in today's (30th Dec 2007)
> Times of India on
> this new challenge.
>
> We need to joint together, mobilize greater resources
> and oppose this
> new hurdle posed by the FIA.
>
> warm regards
>
> Nilesh Singit
>
>
>
>
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