Started the Study on the initiatives of the state government to protect the rights and welfare of persons with disabilities.

The study is being conducted for the Department of Social Justice, Government of Kerala. The objectives of the study include assessing the performance of various programmes/schemes of different departments for the benefit of persons with disabilities; to identify schemes/programmes which have overlapping objectives and functions; to review implementation of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act with a view to identify the rights which are yet to be realised; to examine allocation and utilisation of plan funds of the state and local governments earmarked for Persons with Disabilities. We request the public, organisations representing persons with disabilities and and all the stakeholders to send their opinions and suggestions in this regard to csesindia@gmail.com