Accessible India Campaign Current Affairs, GK & News

Facts Box: Accessible India Campaign

Recently GoI extended the deadline for Accessible India Campaign to March 2020. The main objective of the campaign is to make public spaces friendly for persons with disabilities. About the campaign The campaign is also called Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan. The scheme was launched by Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. The initiative is in ..

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What is Accessible India Campaign?

The Accessible India Campaign or Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan is a program that will be launched to serve the differently-able community of our country. The Accessible India Campaign aims to make public spaces friendly for persons with disabilities. The flagship program was launched on the International Day of People with Disabilities, 3rd December 2015 by the ..

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Social Justice Minister T C Gehlot launches MIS portal under Accessible India Campaign

Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawar chand Gehlot launched a Management Information System (MIS) under Accessible India Campaign in New Delhi. The launch was in presence of Secretaries of various nodal ministries including Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), Union Ministry of Railways, Union ..

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Divyang Sarathi Mobile App

Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment launched ‘Divyang Sarathi’—The accessible and comprehensive mobile application for easy dissemination of information to ‘Divyangjans’. This mobile application aims at providing all relevant information pertaining to the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, including its various acts, rules, regulations and guidelines, ..

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Website Accessibility Project launched to make 100 websites accessible to persons with disabilities

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment launched Website Accessibility Project to make 100 websites various State Governments/UTs accessible to persons with disabilities (Divyangjans) under Accessible India Campaign. It was launched by Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot on the occasion of ‘National Conference on Improving Accessibility’. Website Accessibility Project The Department ..

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