Month: March 2017

Odisha: Accessibility: Physical infra, digital inclusion on agenda for Bhubaneswar Smart City

Bhubaneswar: As part of its Bhubaneswar Urban Lecture Series, Bhubaneswar Development Authority in collaboration with well-known social service organisation Swabhiman, Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation and Bhubaneswar Smart City Ltd today organised a day-long workshop “Smart Accessibility Solutions in Bhubaneswar’’ to discuss on universal design and digital inclusion. While on the theme of Smart accessibility in Smart […]

Efforts to make smart city disabled-friendly

A speaker at the seminar in Guwahati on Wednesday. Picture by UB Photos Guwahati, March 24: Dispur today requested the organisations working for people with disabilities to prepare a blueprint on necessary interventions required to make Guwahati a differently-abled people friendly smart city. The request was made by additional chief secretary Ravi Capoor in a roundtable seminar […]

Making SMART Cities Accessible for Persons with Disabilities

on: March 24, 2017In: Community Persons with disabilities have often been neglected and excluded from the various plans, schemes and campaigns of the Government. A case in point is the SMART Cities Mission that has hardly any mention of accessibility for persons with disabilities. More importantly, with technology being the cornerstone of the SMART Cities initiative, the already existing […]