New Delhi: At a function in the capital, to recognise the efforts of individuals and organisations working towards the cause of accessibility for persons with disabilities, Anand Mathur, Director General Ministry of Railways and Srikanth Karra, Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) at Mphasis gave away the 8th NCPEDP-MPHASIS UNIVERSAL DESIGN AWARDS (UDA).
Chief Guest Anand Mathur, Director General (Personnel) Ministry of Railways said “ The railways carry 2.3 crore passengers every day. Post the Act on Rights of Persons with Disabilities passed in Dec 2016, the Govt is committed to ensure a favourable environment, with respect to transport, media and information accessible to persons with disabilities. We had identified 340 major stations to provide accessible toilets out of which 220 are already covered. We already have standard ramps at the entry of all major stations, for barrier free access.
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