|Government launches San-Sadhan Hackathon for Divyang accessible toilets|
Government launches San-Sadhan Hackathon for Divyang accessible toilets
Under Swachh Bharat Mission, the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) has launched a nationwide Hackathon called “San-Sadhan” for Divyang/ physically challenged people accessible toilets, which will be held from September 14- 15,2019 in New Delhi.
It's aim to have functional, accessible and well-maintained toilets for the disabled.
The last date to apply for participating in Hackathon is August 28, under San-Sadhan Hackathon, startups, student innovators, technology enthusiasts, academicians and industry experts have been invited by the Central government.
According to census 2011, 2.68 crore people in India fall under the category of Persons with Disabilities (PwD).
Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 enable PwDs for the accessibility of public-oriented premises and services such as health, transport, educational facilities as well as sanitation.