Namma Metro, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation

Namma Metro, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation

Samarthyam 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.






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Awareness and Excursion Tours

Awareness and Excursion Tours

Samarthyam has organized more than 88 tours for persons with severe disabilities to places of historical, cultural, religious and tourist interests’, promoting the concept of Accessible Tourism.






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Disaster Management and Accessibility Retrofitting

Samarthyam is working to address the lack of appropriate information and practices on inclusive policies and practices on disaster preparedness, accessible early warnings, accessible transportation, and life safety and evacuation of persons with disabilities. Samarthyam can work with broadcasters and Emergency Management Organizations to develop protocols and standard messaging for accessible early warning and the communication of emergency and disaster related information.






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