Everything you might want to know about an Android Application on Accessible India Campaign
An android application for Accessible India Campaign has been launched by Department of
Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DePwD) for achieving the universal accessibility for the
people with disabilities.
This application has a user friendly interface, contains all the incredible information that you must
know about this beautiful campaign started by the central government of India.
As this is for a wonderful cause, I’d recommend every Indian must have this application installed. Let
us learn what all is there in this application, and how does it solve the purpose!
As you open the application, once installed, it briefs you about what is the Accessible India campaign
and what are its visions and missions! The main vision of the government is to have an inclusive
society in which equal opportunities and access is provided for the growth and development of the
physically disabled, which are equally talented as other people. This campaign targets at enhancing
the accessibility of built environment, transport system and Information and communication eco-
You can sign up to the application if you are new user. You get an option to make your own request,
when you click this option, you need to follow these steps:
Select Category: In which you can select the state, city and the category ( Built-Up, Transport
Eco, ICT Eco) and the sub category(building type: bank, office etc.) of the place you feel is
inaccessible to the people who are disable. You can also attach a photo or video to support
the evidence that yes the mentioned place is not accessible. Also, there is a short description
box, in which you can write about the inaccessibility and also the suggestions!
There’s also a provision where you can check the status of your previous requests. As in what
condition now that place is in, what are the improvements that have been done to the place. Isn’t
The application has a database of all the requests that have been made through the portal. In which
you can see the improvements been done based on other requests.
There’s a wonderful option of looking into what is going around under this campaign. You can always
get to know about the workshops, competitions etc. that are being organised across the country for
the campaign, impacting a passel of people.
You can also know the organizational stars, both the private and the public organisations are
encouraged to use their CSR funds for building accessible infrastructure. Also to encourage them,
there is a provision of rewarding the organisations and recognized in annual award ceremony of the
Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice and
Empowerment, Govt. of India. You can go ahead and adopt a project!
Not only organisations, but also as an individual you can volunteer for the projects, same kind of
rewards are kept for this category as well.
Last but not the least, this is open for feedback, you can give your suggestions, on how to make this
campaign better and how can we make it even better.
Great people support this great idea of making India accessible for the talented people of the
So this is a plead, friends, come forward, support this, take a pledge with me:
I pledge to support, to support Accessible India Campaign (Sugamya bharat abhiyaan) to achieve
universal accessibility for the people with disabilities!