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Good news for visually impaired ! Punjab Govt introduces free bus travel for visually impaired assistants

Punjab Government makes a significant move towards enhancing mobility and independence of people who are visually impaired

Reported by:  PTC News Desk  Edited by:  Shefali Kohli -- June 13th 2024 06:06 PM
Good news for visually impaired ! Punjab Govt introduces free bus travel for visually impaired assistants

Good news for visually impaired ! Punjab Govt introduces free bus travel for visually impaired assistants

Good news for visually impaired ! In a significant move aimed at enhancing accessibility and support for the visually impaired community, the Punjab Government has announced that visually impaired assistants can now travel by bus for free. 

This decision meets a long-standing request from the visually impaired and highlights the government's commitment to supporting people with disabilities.


The announcement came during a meeting led by Finance and Planning Minister Advocate Harpal Singh Cheema and Social Security, Women and Child Development Minister Baljit Kaur. Special Chief Secretary Social Security, Women and Child Development Raji P. Shrivastava, Principal Secretary Finance Ajoy Kumar Sinha, Social Security, Women and Child Development Director Shena Aggarwal, Special Secretary Vimmi Bhullar and Deputy Director S. Amarjit Singh Bhullar also attended the meeting.

This initiative shows the government's dedication to creating an inclusive society where everyone has equal opportunities and access to vital services. By offering free bus travel for assistants of visually impaired, the Punjab Government is making a significant move towards enhancing the mobility and independence of people with disabilities.

As Punjab moves forward with its commitment to inclusivity and accessibility, the introduction of free bus travel for visually impaired assistants marks a significant milestone in ensuring equitable opportunities and support for all its residents.

- PTC NEWS

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