Inclusive planning with a focus on the disabled is a must to build a smart city
Inclusive planning with a focus on the disabled is a must to achieve the smart city tag in Panaji, said the officials in a conference held in the state capital of Goa recently.
The one-day conference discussed the several gaps in the existing infrastructure for disabled people of the state.
It also highlighted the need to come up with solutions about accessibility issues and clear requirements for smart cities to become fully inclusive and accessible for the disabled.
The event was organized by the state commissioner of persons with disabilities in association with the National Centre for Promotion of Employment of Persons with Disabilities (NCPEDP).
President of the Disabilities Rights Association of Goa (DRAG) Avelino D'Sa and Lokesh Lohiya of CISCO were also a part of the conference.