All buses to be bought in future would be equipped with features to make travel more convenient for the visually impaired, and ramps would be mounted in the old buses too, an official release said, citing decisions taken at a meeting of the transport department officials chaired by Chief Secretary D S Dhesi here.
The officers were apprised that 42 buildings in Gurugram and 47 buildings in Faridabad were being constructed with visually impaired-friendly features.
A sum of nearly Rs 55 crore was released by the central government for this purpose.
Government buildings in 10 more districts -- Panchkula, Ambala, Kurukshetra, Karnal, Panipat, Sonipat, Rohtak, Bhiwani, Hisar and Rewari -- would also be made visually impaired-friendly.
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