NEWS and EVENTS

CENTRE FOR DISABILITY STUDIES AND HEALTH LAWS

Call for Papers

Call for Papers for Journal for Disability Studies and Policy Review (JDSPR) Vol. 1, No. I.

 

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Inauguration CEREMONY

On May 15, 2017 the Centre for Disability Studies & Health Laws was formally inaugurated. The chief guest of the function was Hon’ble Mr. Justice Ajit Singh, Chief Justice, Gauhati High Court and Chancellor, National Law University, Assam.

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Interview for volunteers

The Centre for Disability Studies & Health Laws invited applications (SOP) for volunteers in the centre. After a process of blind review of the applications, the shortlisted students were called for an interview.

 

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Speech Competition cum Panel Discussion

As per the notification of the UGC vide Letter no. 763, dated 22.12.16, the Centre for Disability Studies & Health Laws in association with the Literary and Debating Committee of NLU Assam organized a Speech Competition cum Panel Discussion...

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ABOUT

CENTRE FOR DISABILITY STUDIES AND HEALTH LAWS

 

‘Nothing about us without us’, is the basic mantra of deliberation in Disability discipline. The Centre for Disability Studies & Health Laws (CDSHL), National Law University Assam is the one such platform which aims at bringing the people from academia, research, government departments, non-governmental organizations, along with the other stake holders. The Centre for Disability Studies & Health Laws (CDSHL), is only of its kind functioning in the North-East Region. The region is lacking in disability-rights oriented deliberations. The main reason for the same is the tough geographical conditions, scattered human habitation, problem of transportation and communication, weak healthcare delivery system, natural disaster, lack of awareness, poverty, and poor infrastructure and accessibility. This centre will serve as the role model for taking dialogue into reality. While bridging this gap, centre will try to set a standard for right to ‘act’ in terms of the modern day disability jurisprudence. The idea is also highlighted under the provisions of United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) and further tried to be archived by resent Disability Laws of the country.

OBJECTIVES

CENTRE FOR DISABILITY STUDIES AND HEALTH LAWS

To serve as launchpad...

To serve as a Launch-Pad for ‘participatory democracy’ for disability paradigm in unexplored region of north-east and other parts of India.

To conduct awareness...

To conduct awareness programmes on issues related to Disability Sensitization in association with NGO’s and Social welfare and healthcare departments.

To develop and facilitate literature...

To develop and facilitate literature on disability jurisprudence through engaging in research on its socio-legal and economic aspects.

To establish a direct connection...

To establish a direct connection with different stakeholders in disability discipline.

To get into a common pool...

To get into a common pool of worldwide disability deliberations, in other words collaborating with different international and national institutions working in the area.

To assist governments in...

To assist governments in formulating the legislation for persons with disabilities.

To bring theories to...

To bring theories to the ground realities, in other words applying theory in practical situations.

 

 

 

TENTATIVE ACTIVITIES

CENTRE FOR DISABILITY STUDIES AND HEALTH LAWS

  • Organising Lectures from disability rights experts and activists.
  • Publishing monthly newsletter.
  • Offering different certificate and diploma course under the flagship of the Centre.
  • Publishing bi-annual journal on disability studies and related issues.
  • Organizing workshops and seminars.
  • To create an online-offline redressal portal for persons with disabilities in North East.
  • Starting an online blog of Centre.
  • Organizing awareness programs (in association with local bodies) at different places mainly concentrating in geographically tough and remote areas.
  • Conducting capacity building programs for persons with disabilities and other stakeholders.
  • Conducting training programs in association with NGO’s and governmental institutions.
  • Health Rights awareness programs in collaboration with health departments of north east states.
  • To get in association with government for various projects specially related to law and policy making.
  • To create a common body for disability rights groups and get engage in deliberations on law & policy making issues etc.
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    RESOURCES

    CENTRE FOR DISABILITY STUDIES AND HEALTH LAWS

    International Documents
     

    National Documents
     

    Regional (Assamese) Documents

     

     

    Our Team

    CENTRE FOR DISABILITY STUDIES AND HEALTH LAWS

    Dr. yugal kishore
    Centre Head

    Professor of Law, NLUA

    yugal1220@nluassam.ac.in

    dr. ishrat husain
    Member

    Associate Professor of Law, NLUA

    ishrat364@nluassam@nluassam.ac.in

    dr. diptimoni baruah
    Member

    Associate Professor of Law, NLUA

    diptiboruah@nluassam.ac.in

    dr. topi basar
    Member

    Associate Professor of Law, NLUA

    drtopibasar@nluassam.ac.in

    saheb chowdhury
    Member

    Assistant Professor of Law, NLUA

    saheb.chowdhury@nluassam.ac.in

    aparajita dutta hazarika
    Member

    Assistant Professor of English, NLUA

    aparajitadutta@nluassam.ac.in

    nayanjyoti pathak
    Member

    Assistant Professor of Economics, NLUA

    npathak@nluassam.ac.in

    AMAN KUMAR
    Volunteer

    Student

    aman@nluassam.ac.in

    AANISHA DEY
    Volunteer

    Student

    aanisha03@nluassam.ac.in

    ANSHUMAN PANDEY
    Volunteer

    Student

    anshuman@nluassam.ac.in

    ANubhav atreya
    Volunteer

    Student

    anubhabatrey@nluassam.ac.in

    Brijbhan Singh
    Volunteer

    Student

    brijbhan@nluassam.ac.in

    Devapreeti Sharma
    Volunteer

    Student

    jeemu@nluassam.ac.in

    Gargi Dhang
    Volunteer

    Student

    gargi1996@nluassam.ac.in

    Manohar Kanwar Rathore
    Volunteer

    Student

    manohar95@nluassam.ac.in

    Praveen P. S. Tomar
    Volunteer

    Student

    praveentomar@nluassam.ac.in

    Pushpanjali Medhi
    Volunteer

    Student

    pmedhi@nluassam.ac.in

    Reynold Jamatia
    Volunteer

    Student

    reynold@nluassam.ac.in

    Shyam Singh
    Volunteer

    Student

    shyam@nluassam

    Shristi Talukdar
    Volunteer

    Student

    shristi_0541@nluassam

    Sriparna Mitra
    Volunteer

    Student

    sriparna1995@nluassam

    Subornadeep Bhattacharjee
    Volunteer

    Student

    suborna24@nluassam

    There is a plan and a purpose, a value to every life, no matter what its location, age, gender or disability.

    - Sharron Angel

    For me, disability is a way of getting some extremity, some kind of very difficult situation, that throws an interesting light on people.

    - Mark Haddon

    My advice to other disabled people would be, concentrate on things your disability doesn't prevent you doing well, and don't regret the things it interferes with. Don't be disabled in spirit as well as physically.

    - Stephen Hawking

    I've had tons of bullies who would call me retarded, even on my Facebook page. It's sad and it really hurts. I want to tell people not to use the word. Don't say your friend's retarded when they do something foolish. If you have a disability, keep working hard. Whatever it takes, do it, and don't be mean to people.

    - Lauren Potter

    The way my brain processes information is quite odd. I mean, I have Attention Deficit Disorder and another learning disability I can't even spell. I don't even have a high school diploma. I'm smart, but you can't prove it on paper.

    - jhon deo

    Contact Info

    CENTRE FOR DISABILITY STUDIES AND HEALTH LAWS

    • Administrative Block, National Law University, Assam, Hajo Road, Amingaon, Guwahati - 781031, Assam

    • cds@nluassam.ac.in

    • +91-361-2738891/92

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