Volume 6 Issue 9 - October 15, 2009

U.N.C.R.P.D. in three more Indian languages

D.N.I.S. News Network, India: In order to create awareness on U.N.C.R.P.D., there is an increasing demand for its availability in Indian languages. Keeping that in mind, N.C.P.E.D.P. in collaboration with the British High Commission has undertaken an initiative to translate the Convention into three regional languages. Recently, the Gujarati, Bengali and Urdu versions have been made available.

The Gujarati and Bengali translations of U.N.C.R.P.D. have been widely circulated in Gujarat and West Bengal to all stake holders and copies are available upon request free of cost. Readers can write to S.K. Verma, Director, Viklang Sanskar Tirth Trust for the Gujarati version at

For the Bengali version, Shampa Sengupta, Director, Sruti Disability Rights Centre can be contacted at

For U.N.C.R.P.D.s Urdu translation, readers can contact Javed Ahmed Tak, Chairman, Humanity Welfare Organisation Helpline at While the translation has been completed and soft copies are available, printed copies can be availed only by next month.

U.N.C.R.P.D. is also available in Hindi, Telegu, Kannada, Tamil, and Malayalam.

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