Facilities for PwD

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Facility/ Service

Details

1

Sensitisation

• The curriculum of the Foundation course includes sessions to create awareness among the Officer Trainees on welfare of the differently-abled as well as to sensitise them towards the differently-abled.

• Apart from classroom lectures, the course also includes a field visit to institutes/ centres dedicated to the cause of differently-abled to give direct exposure to the Officer Trainees on disabilities and the welfare of the disabled.

2

Accessibility of campus and buildings

• LBSNAA is well-equipped with ramps and braille-coded elevators to provide barrier-free access to the differently-abled to various facilities in the Academy.

• A helper is assigned to every differently-abled Officer Trainee on a need-basis to provide individualised support in regular activities.

• An electric-rickshaw is available on campus to ease the commute of the differently-abled from one facility to another.

3

Accommodation

• The differently-abled Officer Trainees are housed in the Happy Valley hostel as its location is favourable for accessing lecture halls, Officer’s Mess, library and other facilities that require frequent access.

4

Lectures

• Faculty are highly sensitised to the needs of the differently-abled.

• Inclusive classroom sessions

• Lecture materials are made available in accessible formats before the start of the session.

5

Canteen/ Mess

• The Officer’s Mess provides room-service on need basis.

• Dining halls can be accessed through elevators.

6

Library

• Library can be accessed through elevator

• All lectures are available in DVD format in the library

7

Sports and recreational activities

• All recreational and extra-curricular activities are inclusive in nature.

• Persons with disabilities have the option to join the weekly short-treks on vehicles arranged for the purpose.

8

Others

• Exclusive rest rooms are available for persons with disabilities.

• Counselling sessions are provided on need basis.