Motor Bike Rally “Ride 4 Accessibility” for Accessible India Campaign

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In continuation to various sensitization campaigns run by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), a Motorcycle Rally ‘Ride 4 Accessibility’ is being organized on 24th July, 2016 in Delhi .The Rally, which will include about 500 young men and women motorcycle riders will be flagged off at India Gate by Shri Prakash Javadekar, Minister for Human Resource Development and Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Science. Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment will preside over the function.

Before reaching to India Gate, the bikers will start from three different locations – South Ex Part -2, Khanna Market and GD Goyanka School, later will pass through various areas of Delhi. In the presence of celebrities from bollywood, sports, Cyclist and Joggers a pledge to create mass awareness about the campaign will be taken up. Street Plays and cultural programs will also be organized on this occasion besides playing of musical bands.

Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) [DEPwD] is running the Accessible India Campaign (Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan) for creating universal accessibility in built environment, public transportation and Information & Communication Technology (ICT) eco-system. Efforts are being made to make the campaign a mass movement by involving citizens in various States and sensitizing the society towards disability and the need for accessibility.