Nitin Gadkari lays Foundation Stone of the world's largest and unique Divyang Park

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Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on 20 February laid the Foundation Stone of the world's largest and unique Divyang Park - Anubhuti Inclusive Park in Nagpur, Maharashtra. 

An overview of the news

  • This park is being developed keeping in mind the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to build an inclusive society. 

  • Instead of sympathy, this park will show empathy, hence this park has been named Anubhuti Divyang Park.

  • In 2016, the central government passed the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act for the rights of persons with disabilities. 

  • This law gives the disabled the right to live with dignity.

About Anubhuti Inclusive Park

  • This park is being built for disabled children and common citizens in Pardi campus of Nagpur.

  • Its purpose is to give the message of inclusion in the country and the whole world.

  • It is the world's first inclusive disabled park.

  • Nodal Ministry - Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India.

  • The park will have adapted facilities for all 21 types of disabilities, including touch and smell gardens, hydrotherapy units, water therapy, independent rooms for mentally challenged children, etc.

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