Shimla. August 10, 2021
With an objective to make all the Court buildings in the State of H.P., fully accessible to the specially abled persons, the Acting Chief Justice of High Court of H.P., Justice Ravi Malimath has directed the Registrar(GAD) of High Court and all the District & Sessions Judges in the State to take immediate steps to comply with the provisions of the Disabilities Act, 2016.
The Acting Chief Justice has directed all the District and Sessions Judges in the State to take immediate remedial steps for making provision of ramp with railings and construction of disabled friendly toilets in all the Judicial Complexes. He has also directed them to make provision of lift, where the complex is multistoried and to call for an urgent meeting of the District Court Management Systems Committee, to consider the availability of the aforesaid facilities in the Court buildings and also the facility of auditory and visual signage and Braille button in a lift in case of multistoried building.
The Acting Chief Justice has directed the Registrar (GAD) to take immediate steps for construction of disabled friendly toilets in the High Court and to ensure the compliance of the provisions of the Disabilities Act, 2016, to make the Court building fully accessible to the specially abled persons.