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Within 5 years more than 1.7 thous institutions of the region have provided inclusive conditions for the disabled and physically challenged

Within 5 years more than 1.7 thousand institutions of Mogilev region have provided inclusive conditions for the disabled and physically challenged people according to the respective programme of development. The information was provided at the labour, employment and social security committee of Mogilev region executive committee.

"At first 976 institutions were to be adjusted, but during the five years the number has increased twofold", the source at the committee informed.

Thus, the number of beds at sanatoriums provided for the wheelchair people has gone up; 72 special equipped hotel rooms are available for these people.

12 flats have been reconstructed to satisfy the needs of musculoskeletal patients and visually handicapped people; inclusive conditions have been provided at 604 entrance halls and 88 yards.

40.7% of the city transport has already been equipped with respective facilities. More specialised road signs and traffic lights have been installed. At present, 181 traffic lights out of 231 set up in the region have LED devices; 116 have been equipped with sound signals. Curbs have been lowed at 337 crossings. All staircases have been painted with contrast dye. Lift platforms have been repaired where needed.

The number of parking spaces for physically challenged people has increased by 137.

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