State Commissionerate for Persons with Disabilities
|State Commissionerate for Persons with Disabilities||
Prof. Dr. N. Ahmed Pillai
State Commissionerate for Persons with Disabilities started function with effect from 01.07.1999 in the State. State Commissionerate for Persons with Disabilities is a statutory body costituted under the central Act of Persons with Disabilities 1995. The main function of the Commissionerate is monitoring the implementation of the Persons with Disabilities Act in the state. The Commissionerate is a Semi Judicial body that can exercise the power of a Civil Court under Section 63 of the Act for the redressel of the grievances of the Persons with Disabilities.
The organisation structure of the State Commissionerate for Persons with Disabilities at a single tier, functioning only at the State level. The area of operations extended to the whole State of kerala. No Sub Offices are in the District/Regional level in the State. The Commissionerate under take to conviene Medical Camps fof issuing disability certificates to Persons with Disabilities. Seminars, Workshops etc. are convened to make awareness on the rights and privilages of the Persons of Disabilities to the public as well as elected member of the Local Self Government Bodies. Video clippings are also telecasted through Television Channels. Flux Board are installed in K.S.R.T.C. as a part of making awareness about the Persons with Discbilities Act.