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Lalitpur metropolis to introduce disable-friendly cab

01 September 2020  

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LALITPUR: The Lalitpur Metropolitan City is introducing disable-friendly cab soon.

In order to facilitate mobility of people with physical disability, the metropolis has inked a tripartite agreement with Swabalamban Jeewan Paddati Kendra Lalitpur and Swabalamban Jeewan Paddati Kendra Eureka Japan.

Mayor of Lalitpur Metropolis, Chiribabu Maharjan said a disable-friendly cab is to be operated keeping in view the convenience of the people with disabilities.

“As people with disability are struggling to travel through other vehicles, we are introducing cabs within the metropolis to facilitate their movement”, Maharjan said.

The disable people can get into the cab with their wheel chairs. It has a capacity to accommodate four wheel chair users and their aids.

The metropolis said it would bear all the expenses involved on driver salary, fuel, maintenance and transport tax.

The Swabalamban Jeewan Paddati Kendra Lalitpur would take decision on where and how to operate the cab.

LMC chief administration officer Bishnu Prasad Koirala said according to the agreement Lalitpur metropolis would spend Rs 2 million, Kendra Lalitpur Rs 300,000 and Kendra Eureka Rs 1.5 million.

He stated, “The cab is so far the first one coming into operation for the people with physical disabilities.”

Publish Date : 01 September 2020 11:53 AM

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