Railways installs Braille rendition of Pune station structure


PUNE To assist visually challenged passengers on the Pune railway station, the Pune railway has put in a Braille structure of the station premises and launched a a Braille handbook with details about the station. Each these are within the LIPI format which is a text-based rendering.

Bridgestone India put in the Braille map as properly, as offered signal language movies and ramps for simple entry to wheelchair-bound passengers.

“The station has now Braille maps put in in metallic that describes the complete railway station premises and all amenities on the station. These are compact and straightforward for an individual studying it as the complete map is the dimensions of a standard A4 paper. Smartphone scanable audio and sign- language video QR codes have been put in at numerous places that give video-based details about the railway station, each in audio and signal language. Moveable ramps that empower individuals utilizing wheelchairs to board trains have additionally been offered,” stated Parag Satpute, managing director, Bridgestone India.

SC Jain, Pune Station Director stated, “We’re delighted to share that according to the federal government’s accessible India marketing campaign, Pune junction has been made extra accessible for individuals with disabilities.”

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