Samarthyam is enabling a paradigm shift by its action-oriented approach by conducting Accessibility Audits (more than 5500 sites till date) throughout India covering main land and Andaman Islands. We have provided consultancy services in Sri Lanka, Bangaladesh, Nepal and Bhutan. We also undertake architectural design, accessibility assessments, feasibility studies and post occupancy evaluations. of public, residential and commercial buildings.

Team

Samarthyam’s Access Resource Group includes accessibility consultants, design experts, architects and people with disabilities as tester. Depending upon the client’s requirement we can setup a customized team including people with diverse disabilities.

Methodology

The infrastructure audit (facilities check) is conducted to examine the level of accessibility in consultation with people with disabilities and access design experts to ensure that all facilities & services are accessible.

Deliverables

A detailed report is submitted, which contains cost effective findings, access standards with recommendations, graphic illustrations with photos. In addition, the report includes priority indicators for each of the recommendations and vendors list for procuring the assistive devices and accessories.

Monitoring and follow up

For implementation of the audit report recommendations, Samarthyam’s team provides action plan and services so that the site can be re-furbished with universal accessibility features.