Civic office challenge for disabled persons


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Pune: Accessing the Pune Municipal Corporation headquarters is proving to be quite difficult for the physically challenged, particularly those using a wheelchair people.
The only one ramp constructed to ease entry into the building has been out of use for nearly a year.for these people is out of use since around a year. The administration is now planning to construct a makeshift ramp. for a makeshift arrangement for the ramp.

“Those using a wheelchair find it very difficult to enter the building due to a lack of arrangement. They can access the building only if people around them extend help and ere is no arrangement for entry these people right now. If someone comes on wheelchair his entry depends of the courtesy of the people present around. They need to literally have to be lifted over the stairs so they can enter the PMC building. Even the physically challenged civic employees face a lot of problems as they attempt to reach their office. with the wheelchair and kept inside the civic official building. Even some of the civic employees with paraplegic disorders face huge problems in reaching to their offices. Ramps should be made available at all the entry points of the building,” said a civic official, requesting anonymity.

Source : http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/Civic-office-challenge-for-disabled-persons/articleshow/51421173.cms

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