Indian Railways makes 497 stations 'divyangjan' friendly

Indian Railways makes 497 stations 'divyangjan' friendly

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Category : National Published on: September 29 2022

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  • The Indian Railways has installed lifts and escalators at 497 stations across the country so far to provide ease of movement for ’divyangjans’ or persons with disabilities, aged and children.
  • As a part of ‘Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan’, to provide ease of movement to the differently-abled, aged and children on railway platforms, Indian Railways is installing lifts and escalators at railway stations across the country.
  • So far, 1090 escalators at 339 stations have been provided up to August 2022.
  • Such facility would facilitate improvement at the exit or entry of passengers and is a further step to improve passenger safety as well.
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