Intersection with Pedestrian Refuge in the Median. Tactile paving have been used to identify the location of the kerb ramps at the pedestrian crossing

Dilli Haat (INA, Pritampura & Janakpuri) vibrant urban space in the heart of Delhi that provides a rich cultural and interactive tourist experience for people of all ages. Accessible features including ramps, railings, even flooring and accessible toilets were added in 2002-05 that have made it inclusive and a joy for all who visit and further promote it.

Following the success of Dilli Haat, INA with the addition of accessible elements post-occupancy, the Delhi government got a much needed impetus to promote barrier free environments. Delhi Tourism and Transport Development Corporation (DTTDC) has in subsequent projects, including Dilli Haat, Pitampura and the Garden of Five Senses, promoted inclusive design. Historic sites and museums like Qutab Minar and the National Museum have been made accessible. Further impetus from the UNCRPD has led to access audits and retrofits of 50 public buildings in New Delhi. In public infrastructure projects, the Delhi Metro and BRT low floor buses enhance connectivity for tourists. DTTDC has also started “HOHO” hop in -hop off low floor accessible bus for Delhi city sightseeing during the Commonwealth Games 2010, which still continues to attract foreign and domestic tourists with disability.

In Delhi, Safdarjung Tomb, Jantar Mantar, Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb were access audited and these sites have been made accessible for persons with disabilities and persons with reduced mobility (senior citizens, pregnant women, families with young children and persons with temporary ailments).

The Golden Triangle: Delhi-Jaipur-Agra attracts tourist from all over the world. Many sites of Delhi and Agra are made fairly accessible; however Jaipur tourism sites still need lot of access refurbishment to provide seamless accessibility.

In Odisha, Samarthyam has access audited Konark temple which is a World Heritage Site and 10 key temples. Director General ASI and other concerned agencies are involved in implementing access audit report recommendations for making them accessible.