The apex court will audit buildings for accessibility

The Supreme Court will conduct an accessibility audit of its buildings.

D Y Chandrachud’s “comprehensive audit” aims to make the justice system more accessible and understand the hardships people face in their interactions with the Supreme Court.

‘Transformative solutions for inclusive development: the role of innovation in fueling an accessible and equitable world,’ says an official communication.

CJI formed a “Supreme Court Committee on Accessibility” on December 3, International Day of People with Disabilities.

In addition, the committee has been tasked with making a questionnaire for people with disabilities who visit the Supreme Court.

It said the Committee headed by Justice S Ravindra Bhat “has been asked to conduct an accessibility audit across both physical and technology accessibility”.

The Committee will also have a differently abled Supreme Court employee, an advocate nominated by the Supreme Court Bar Association, and someone nominated by NALSAR University’s Centre for Disability Studies. The Member Secretary will be an officer of the Supreme Court Registry.


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