Awards for organisations providing barrier-free access for PwD

The Tamil Nadu government has announced that awards will be given to the best government and private organisations that have created a barrier-free environment for the differently-abled.
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CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu Government announced on Tuesday that an award will be given to the best government and private organisation that creates barrier-free environment for the differently-abled to access buildings.

The decree has been issued announcing that the awards will be presented on December 3 with a 10-gram gold medal each and a certificate of appreciation. The day is observed as the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, to promote their rights and well-being of persons with disabilities.

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The theme for the International Day of Persons with Disabilities is ‘Not All Disabilities are Visible’. Some disabilities, like mental health disorders, chronic pain and fatigue, are invisible – but that does not make them any less devastating to someone’s quality of life.

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