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Accessible India Campaign (Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan)

Posted on : 12 Feb 2020

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  • Accessible India Campaign (Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan) is a nation-wide Campaign launched by Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) of Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment to provide universal accessibility to persons with disabilities.
  • The campaign aims at providing equal opportunity to persons with disabilities to participate in all the aspects of life and live independently. The Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan focuses on developing accessible physical environment, transportation system and Information & communication ecosystem.
  • The Government of India with firm commitment towards socio-economic transformation of the persons with disabilities is making efforts to create mass awareness for universal accessibility.
  • India is a signatory to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD).

Article Related Questions

  1. With reference to Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan, consider the following statements
    1.The campaign aims at providing equal opportunity to persons with disabilities to participate in all the aspects of life and live independently.
    2.India is not a signatory to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD).
    Which of the following statements is/are correct?

  2. 1.1 only

    2.2 and 3 only

    3.3 only

    4.1, 2 and 3

    Right Ans : 2 and 3 only

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