These are exciting times for persons with disAbility in India and the world. With inclusive SDGs in place, the Start Up India, Skill India, Make in India and Accessible India Campaign reaching out to remote corners, CRPD ratification by India and finally the passage of the RPwD Act 2016, it can be said that the laws and policies have become more profound towards the need and well being of the persons with disAbilities in India. The most powerful human rights law, our most awaited and long pending, “Rights of Persons with disAbility Act 2016” got passed as the law of the land by both the houses of Parliament in December 2016. This landmark human rights law ensures persons with disabilities receive the same civil rights protections as all other Indians.
Sashakt campaign has been designed to create awareness about laws and the rights of persons with disAbilities. It is an attempt at an Equal India, an Inclusive India and an India where differences are accepted and diversity celebrated
A multi-level, multi-stakeholder campaign to build awareness of disability issues, and support for an inclusive and accessible environment for individuals with disAbility. The first phase of campaign has completed. this campaign has covered 30 districts of Odisha in 40 day. An awareness vehicle along with one mobile photo exhibition had moved with the campaign team to all districts.