[AI] AICB Advocacy Cell has achieved some major successes in itsPIL against the Delhi Development

Gopalakrishnan gopalakrishnan_vip at yahoo.co.in
Mon May 24 10:55:21 EDT 2010


This is really great achievement of AICB.  Thanks to the officials of the 
organisation for their initiatives.  Congratulations to the disabled people 
of Delhi.  Similar efforts should be made in other states also.

With kind regards,

Gopalakrishnan
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Subject: [AI] AICB Advocacy Cell has achieved some major successes in itsPIL 
against the Delhi Development


> On behalf of AICB.
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> AICB Advocacy Cell has achieved some major successes in its PIL against 
> the
> Delhi Development Authority. In the case hearing on 19th May in the Delhi
> High Court, four specific benefits relating to the long standing demands 
> of
> the visually impaired sector and having long term implications were 
> conceded
> by the D.D.A. These are:
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> 1. There shall now be a roster system in respect of reservation provisions
> for persons with disabilities both in residential and commercial 
> allotments.
> That is: if there are 60 flats to be allotted as per the reservation 
> policy
> of the D.D.A., 15 of these will be allotted to the visually impaired,
> another 15 to OH, and similar number to HH and mentally challenged. As 
> this
> was not happening all these years, the blind were losing out in numbers as
> far as these allotments are concerned.
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> 2. The reservation quota not filled in respect of persons belonging to a
> particular disability category in one draw will be carried forward to the
> subsequent draw of lots. This will also apply both to the residential and
> commercial allotments.
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> 3. By the end of August, all backlog in allotment of commercial units for
> persons with disabilities will be cleared by a special scheme.
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> 4. NGOs can now apply for land to D.D.A. through Government of NCT of 
> Delhi
> for all the purposes which are mentioned in Section 43 of PWD Act.
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> A couple of other concerns of ours regarding reservations in residential
> allotments will be addressed on the next date, that is on 26th May.
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