Government set to make Delhi more accessible for differently-abled persons

Soon, Delhi will be a disabled friendly city. With the vision of Accessible India Campaign, the Union ministry of social justice and empowerment is on the process of making Delhi an ‘accessible city’ for Persons with Disability (PwD)’. It includes person with visual impairment, physically handicapped and deaf people. For this, all government and private… Read More Government set to make Delhi more accessible for differently-abled persons

Call to focus more on the disabled

Aizawl: The chief commissioner of persons with disabilities (PwD), Kamlesh Kumar Pandey, has said the Mizoram government has to make more effort in dealing with the welfare of divyangjan or persons with disabilities. Speaking to reporters at a news conference here on Friday, Pandey, who is camping here since his arrival on Wednesday, said, “Though the state government… Read More Call to focus more on the disabled

Reaching court building tough task for disabled

VADODARA: Vadodara may boast of having Asia’s largest district court, but it turns out that the litigants with physical disabilities do not have easy accessibility to the main court building.  While the heritage Nyay Mandir building was not disabled friendly, the new court complex despite being disabled-friendly has minor flaws that do not allow physically disabled people… Read More Reaching court building tough task for disabled

I restrict my travel due to lack of loos: Priti Shetty

For Priti Shetty, a 32-year-old digital marketing head with a financial firm, who suffers from Spinal Cord Muscular Atrophy, travelling anywhere in the city means planning her routine well in advance to ensure that she would not require using a public loo. “Mumbai completely lacks well designed and properly equipped public toilets for the differently-abled… Read More I restrict my travel due to lack of loos: Priti Shetty

Electric Wheelchair Market Is Growing at Significant Rate, 2025

                    Apart from several advantages, global electric wheelchair market is also facing some challenges such as high cost of electric wheel chair and lack of awareness and infrastructure.This press release was orginally distributed by SBWire Valley Cottage, NY — (SBWIRE) — 04/23/2018 — Electric wheelchairs are also… Read More Electric Wheelchair Market Is Growing at Significant Rate, 2025

Disaster management lessons for disabled people

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: As the first state to launch training for disabled people in disaster risk reduction (DRR) management two years ago, Kerala now plays a lead role in strengthening emergency response capabilities of people with disabilities (PwD). Initially, 3,000 disabled people will be trained in DRR using Braille, sign language, video and audio format. Later, it will be extended to all people… Read More Disaster management lessons for disabled people