Friday, December 4, 2015

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 3 is annually observed as the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Global observance day of this day was declared in 1992 in order to promote understanding of issues faced by disabled persons and garner support for their rights and holistic well-being.On this occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the 'Accessible India Campaign' in New Delhi.This campaign aims to highlight the need for creating a barrier-free environment so that PwDs can easily access government buildings and public transportation, airports and railway stations, information and technology, with greater ease.

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