One-Day Open House Consultation Organized by NHRC in Mumbai

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The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is hosting a one-day Open House Consultation in Mumbai on 25 August.

An Overview of the News

  • The consultation focuses on the topic of health insurance for persons with disabilities.

  • The event is a collaborative effort between NHRC, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI), and the National Center for Promotion of Employment of Persons with Disabilities, Mumbai.

  • The main objective of the conference is to understand the challenges faced by Persons with Disabilities (PWD) while seeking insurance from providers, especially for retail policies.

  • It also aims to address the challenges faced by insurance companies in offering policies tailored to persons with disabilities and regulatory issues looked after by IRDAI.

  • This program will explore the difficulties faced by the insurance industry in providing comprehensive insurance services to persons with disabilities.

  • The conference will be divided into two sessions:

  • Session 1: Identification of problems faced by persons with disabilities while seeking insurance facilities.

  • Session 2: Identification of provisions and challenges faced by insurance companies in providing coverage to persons with disabilities along with possible solutions.

  • The conference will be presided over by Dr. Dnyaneshwar Manohar Mulay, Member, NHRC.

  • Joint Secretary Devendra Kumar Nim and other officers of NHRC will also participate in the conference.

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