Discrimination for specially-abled people in the built environment

Due to the absence of barrier-free movement and suitable signboards in government buildings, disabled people find it difficult to enter the place. Rhythima Agarwal Government buildings like banks, police stations and post-offices do not have ramps, Braille symbols and auditory signals for the disabled people at their entrance. This makes it difficult for them to […]

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E-commerce fails to woo customers

Sales through exhibitions overtake the sales done through e- commerce. Rhythima Agarwal Customers in Bangalore prefer shopping from exhibitions than buying products online.  Anu , who is a regular visitor at fashion and other exhibitions, said, ” I love travelling, so I prefer to shop physically; exploring various exhibitions and events. Buying online while sitting […]

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Construction sites lack toilets; leads to open defecation

In the absence of toilets at construction sites, workers have to defecate in open areas which violate the sanitation guidelines. Rhythima Agrawal  Construction sites do not have toilets for its employees, because of which they have to defecate in the open grounds. One of the contractors for Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited (BMRCL) Soma Enterprise’s […]

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