AIIMS ‘lacks’ facilities for smooth access to disabled

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The country’s premier medical institute AIIMS “lacks” facilities which allow smooth access to the physically challenged on its premises, a recent audit conducted by the hospital administration has revealed.

The audit comes in the backdrop of the Ministry of Social Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment advising public health facilities to conduct an inclusive accessibility audit to identify infrastructure gaps and make buildings disabled friendly as a part of the ‘Accessible India Campaign’.