Cities must not isolate those with disabilities

One of the primary missions of the Smart City project in Pune is to make the roads safer — for all road users including pedestrians, non-motorized transport, public transport and private vehicles. Several cities around the world are urging both public and private establishments to improve disabled access.
The United Nations has released estimates saying that by 2050, a whopping 66% of the world’s population will be living in cities. India has a space programme, but doesn’t have disabled-friendly footpaths.Is it not the duty of the government then to improve accessibility for people with disabilities? which It’s no wonder then were that those using wheelchairs or walking sticks are today faced with increasing loneliness.

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