Samarthyam has in-house professional team with experience of more than 12 years who have undertaken actionable projects with implementation results in India and Asia Pacific region. The team includes access auditors, architect, engineer, planner (urban, physical & transport), road scientist and landscape architects who conducts audits/ assessments of pedestrian environment, buildings, heritage sites, transport infrastructure, vehicles, etc.

Access Audits For Ministry of Urban Development

Access Audit being conducted at Vigyan Bhawan
Access Audit being conducted at Vigyan Bhawan

Samarthyam has undertaken a major initiative Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD), Government of India, to make Central Government buildings in the country disabled-friendly in 2010-2012. Continue Reading

 

Accessible India Campaign, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment

accessible india campaign bannerSince 1994, Samarthyam has been promoting universal accessibility with the mission to make Incredible India: Inclusive India. In collaboration with Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Samarthyam has supported Strategy Paper recommendations of the Accessible India Campaign with defined timeline with implementation. As Member, Steering Committee, we are conducting awareness raising workshops and Access Audits in the states. Continue Reading 

 

Dilli Haat at INA, Pritampura and Janakpuri, New Delhi

Dilli Haat accessible AuditConducted access audit of Dilli Haat (a popular Tourist spot in Delhi) to make it “Accessible to All”. Delhi Tourism & Transport Development Corporation (DTTDC), Government of Delhi; implemented the recommendations forwarded in 2003-05. Continue Reading

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

Space to park wheelchairs inside Delhi Metro Trains

Space to park wheelchairs inside Delhi Metro Trains

Samarthyam continues to be associated with DMRC since 2004 to make the system user-friendly and help ensure that all stations of Delhi Metro to have Universal Design features.

Delhi Metro system is being replicated in other parts of the country and Samarthyam is advisor to all the Metro Rail Corporation projects in India. Continue Reading

Namma Metro, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation

Namma Metro, Bangalore Metro Rail CorporationSamarthyam has been working with several Metro Projects in India including the Namma Metro at Bangalore. Samarthyam and CBM India team conducted accessibility reviews of the Namma Metro stations when these were under construction. The checks were undertaken in several stations and coaches to provide inputs to make these universally accessible and safe for people with disabilities and reduced mobility. Continue Reading

Accessibility Walkability and Safety Audits

Walkability Audit of Bus Terminus approach Delhi

Walkability Audits assess, advocate and create awareness on seamless accessible travel chain in pedestrian infrastructure. To work with the stake holders, service providers and road owning agencies to implement and monitor required designs standards and elements to make walkability safe, dignified and comfortable for “all” pedestrians and public transport users irrespective of their gender, age, disability. Continue Reading