NMMC Chief City Engineer Mohan Dagaonkar is a man on a mission and on his agenda this time is a barrier free, easily accessible Navi Mumbai for all. The mission has a humanitarian priority of addressing the needs of special children, senior citizens and person with disabilities.
He said that the mission is not new and started with one sector of Vashi. The NMMC barrier free work has also reached Nerul. He said that the NMMC HQ is disabled friendly. The NMMC has allocated a special budget for continuing their work in this area.
It may be noted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Accessible India programme to make transport, hospitals, school buildings, parkings and lifts disabled friendly when he became Prime Minister, NMMC’s Engineering Dept led by Mohan Dagaonkar were working on the same idea years ago.