ITANAGAR, Jul 16: The Arunachal Pradesh State Legal Services Authority (APSLSA)conducted an orientation cum induction training for members of the Arunachal Pradesh Parents Association of Disabled Children (APPADC) and members of Arunachal Pradesh Paralympics Association here on Saturday.
The orientation programe was conducted with objectives to create awareness and facilitate them with sound knowledge and provide access to justice through the legal services authorities, as differently able people are said to be at the receiving end in terms of justice denial.
State Legal Services Authority, Member Secretary Budi Habung spoke on roles and responsibilities of the APSLSA; do’s and don’ts of PLV and their honorarium and Lok Adalat, besides a talk on civil and criminal justice system.
State Coordinator SSA (Planning and Pedology,)M B Singh dwelt on Right to Education for differently able children, while Project Assistant Nani Modi spoke on child and women’s rights, which also included talks on POCSO Act, sexual harassment at work place, domestic violence and the Juvenile Justice Act.
During the programme, activities were conducted by Modi on how a Para Legal Volunteer should attend to any legal problem.
Further, in order to have a better understanding of the activities of the legal services authorities, NALSA videos on activities carried out by the legal services authorities across the country were shown.