RGNUL ENABLING UNIT
In consonance with the XIth Plan guidelines of the
University Grants Commission, RGNUL has established
an Enabling Unit named as RGNUL Enabling Unit. The
Unit has been set up as per UGC policy received vide
letter No. F.N. 10-3/2010(SCT).
The major functions of the Enabling Unit are as
To provide counselling to differently-abled students
on the types of courses they could study at the
higher education institutions.
To ensure admission of as many differently-abled
students as possible through the open quota and also
through the reservation meant for them.
To gather orders dealing with fee concessions,
examination procedures, reservation policies, etc.,
pertaining to differently-abled persons.
To assess the educational needs of differently abled
persons enrolled in the higher education institutes
to determine the types of assistive devices to be
To conduct awareness programmes for teachers of the
institute about the approaches to teaching,
evaluation procedures, etc, which they should
address in the case of differently-abled students.
To study the aptitude of differently-abled students
and assist them in getting appropriate employment
when desired by them after their studies.
To celebrate important days pertaining to disability
such as the World Disabled Day, White Cane Day,
etc., in the institute and also in the neighbourhood
in order to create awareness about the capabilities
of differently-abled persons.
To ensure maintenance of special assistive devices
procured by the higher education institute under the
Higher Education for Persons with Special Needs (HEPSN)
scheme and encourage differently-abled persons to
use them for enriching their learning experiences.
The main objective of this Enabling Unit is to
develop awareness in higher education system and
also to provide necessary guidance and counseling to
differently abled persons and to generate legal
awareness on disability issues. The Unit is a
congregation of legal minds who are especially
sensitized to the need to focus on how the power of
law can be used to counter the stereotypes and
prejudices towards persons with disability. The Unit
aims to pursue the cause through out the year and
make efforts to foster opportunities for the
differently abled persons, so that the real
stakeholders are benefitted. The members of the
Enabling Unit aim at creating an empowering legal
discourse on disability rights with active
participation of persons with disabilities, through
the medium of research, training, discussion and
Enabling Unit in association with National Human
Rights Commission, New Delhi organized
THREE DAYS TRAINING PROGRAMME on CHANGING DIMENSIONS
OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN INDIA from 1 September 2012 to 3
For further details
Dr. Sachiv Kumar
RGNUL ENABLING UNIT
Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab
Mohindra Kothi, The Mall,
Patiala - 147 001 (Punjab), INDIA
Telephone 0175-2304188, 2304189 (Extension – 224)