Thaawarchand Gehlot to launch “Sugamya Bharat App”
NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: Minister for Social justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot will virtually launch “Sugamya Bharat App” and a handbook entitled “Access - The Photo Digest” today. Sugamya Bharat App is a means for sensitising and enhancing accessibility. It provides for five main features of which four are directly related to enhancing accessibility. They include registration of complaints of inaccessibility across the broad pillars of built environment, transportation sector and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) ecosystem, positive feedback of examples and best practices worth emulating being shared by people as jan-bhagidhari; Departmental s; and guidelines and circulars related to accessibility. The fifth feature is a special feature meant only for Divyangjan for COVID related issues.
The handbook is envisaged as a tool and guide to sensitise stakeholders about 10 basic features of accessibility and related good-bad practices in easy to understand pictorial form. Android users can download the Mobile App from Play Store after its inauguration. The IoS version of the App will be available by 15th of this month.