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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
LOK SABHA
STARRED QUESTION NO: 560
ANSWERED ON:  12.04.2017
Disabled Friendly Stations
HEENA VIJAYKUMAR GAVIT
SUPRIYA SADANAND SULE
Will the Minister of



RAILWAYS be pleased to state:-


(a) whether the Railways has received a number of requests/complaints from the persons with disabilities about the problems they face during boarding/deboarding the train and if so, the details thereof;

(b) whether the Delhi Division of Railways has signed MoU with the Container Corporation of India Ltd. in this regard under the Corporate Social Responsibility;

(c) if so, the details thereof along with the terms and conditions of the MoU;

(d) whether the Government plans to augment various facilities at the railway stations for the convenience of disabled and elderly and if so, the details thereof; and

(e) the other steps taken by the Government to make the railway stations disabled friendly?


ANSWER
MINISTER OF RAILWAYS
( SHRI SURESH PRABHAKAR PRABHU )

(a) to (e) A Statement is laid on the Table of the House.
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