CPWD made 168 govt-buildings accessible to differently-abled people so far
The Central Public Works Department has so far made 168 government buildings, out of the total 219 buildings, accessible to the differently-abled persons in India under "Accessible India Campaign", an initiative of the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities. According to the infrastructure-building agency, the work of making the remaining 51 buildings accessible-friendly for differently-abled persons will be completed by August 2018.
Ramps, panels of Braille scripts installed: CPWD
CPWD Director General Prabhakar Singh said, as part of making buildings differently-abled friendly, facilities such as the installation of ramps, panels on Braille script, are undertaken. Delhi Public Works Department (PWD) also recently decided to carry out an audit of all the government buildings constructed by it to find out their accessibility to differently-abled persons in the national capital.
CPWD installed solar plants of 5.3MVVp in 40 buildings
Apart from this, the CPWD has taken initiatives for generation of renewable energy in government buildings. Solar plants of the capacity of 5.3 MVVp have been installed in 40 government buildings across India. According to the CPWD, the agency has also facilitated installation of rooftop solar PV plants in other central government buildings where electricity bills are being paid directly by the owner/user departments.