It is the vision of the Government to have an inclusive society in which equal opportunities and access is provided for the growth and development of PwDs to lead productive, safe and dignified lives. In furtherance of the vision of the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), it is imperative to launch a Nation-wide Awareness Campaign towards achieving universal accessibility for all citizens including PwDs in creating an enabling and barrier-free environment. In this direction, DEPwD, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has conceptualized the “Accessible India Campaign (Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan)”as a nation-wide flagship campaign for achieving universal accessibility that will enable persons with disabilities to gain access for equal opportunity and live independently and participate fully in all aspects of life in an inclusive society. The campaign targets at enhancing the accessibility of built environment, transport system and Information & communication eco-System.
It has the following three important components:
Part A- Built Environment Accessibility
Part B – Transportation System Accessibility
Part C – Information and Communication Eco-System Accessibility
In order to create awareness about Universal Design and Accessible India Campaign, CRC-K regularly conducts various awareness creation programmes across the state.