Tag Archives: Accessibility for persons with reduced mobility

How the corporate world can strive for real diversity and inclusivity at the workplace

By Ms. Sminu Jindal 01 July 2019 | New Delhi (This article appeared in The Mint, Delhi Edition on 01 July 2019) I was 21 when I was assigned to revive one of our plants. This was my first uphill … Continue reading

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Govt. of India invites ideas/ proposals to conduct Access Audits 100 Most frequented Govt. Buildings

Dear Colleagues, Under Accessible India Campaign, the Government of India wants you to express your choice of a Govt. building that is most frequented by public. The exercise is to identify 100 such Govt. buildings in your cities  and then … Continue reading

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Join us at Destinations for All 2014, Montreal 19-22 Oct 2014

You are coordially invited for the 1st ever World Summit Destinations for All. The issue of accessible tourism has never been more relevant: 15% of the world’s population faces some degree of limited physical mobility, and with a greater aging … Continue reading

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Svayam conducts Access Workshop for Disabled community leaders at Aarth Astha

New Delhi : 16 March 2012 Svayam Team conducted a Training Workshop on “Accessibility in Community Infrastructure” at the invitation of Astha India (NGO) for the disabled community leaders of Lal Kuan and Govind Puri slums.   The community leaders … Continue reading

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Special Aadhaar Camps for Persons with Disabilities launched in Delhi

Press Release Svayam,  Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI )  & Delhi Government facilitate Special Aadhaar Enrolment Camps for Residents with Disabilities New Delhi, November 15th, 2011:- Svayam, UIDAI and Delhi Government have joined hands to facilitate enrollment of people with … Continue reading

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Railway Minister promises to address the problems faced by passengers with disabilities in Indian Railways

Dear Readers, Representatives of 17 organisations working among the disabled in the India, met the Union Railway Minister Shri Dinesh Trivedi on September 28, 2011 to draw attention to the problems faced by passengers with reduced mobility, the elderly in general and … Continue reading

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JNU continues to be disabled unfriendly

Hi, Often to tackle the enforcement issues, the authorities start interfering with the inclusive features of the built environment. They forget that this tweaking in the design can make certain constitutes of the social fabric entirely disabled. An example of … Continue reading

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