Brainstorming in Ahmedabad to make India disabled-friendly


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AHMEDABAD: Central government officials and over 250 representatives of state-based advocacy NGOs gathered at Ahmedabad Management Association on Tuesday to discuss Accessible India campaign for persons with disabilities (PwD). The campaign will be launched on International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3.

Mukesh Jain – joint secretary of department of empowerment of PwD, ministry of social justice and empowerment – who interacted with NGO representatives, told TOI that the campaign has three major aspects: built environment, transportation facilities and information and communication technology.

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