After struggling a paraplegia because of a spinal cord Harm in 2014, Prateek Khandelwal not solely made vital restoration, however discovered a one in all a sort startups to enhance the standard of dwelling for the bodily challenged throughout India in order that they’ll take part and contribute totally in social, cultural, leisure and financial lifetime of the nation.
RampMyCity is an accessibility startup which makes inclusivity transcend an infrastructural change. Began in 2018 as a easy attraction to get eating places accessible for wheelchair customers, RampMyCity now has made mainstream locations of public utilization like workplaces, residential societies, colleges, schools, public parks, police stations, ATMs, supermarkets, locations of sports activities and leisure, eateries, accommodations and authorities buildings accessible by offering easy infrastructural options carrying huge societal affect.
Talking about his journey, Mr. Khandelwal stated, “Once I was paralysed, wheelchair grew to become a part of my life and I used to be not in a position to exit of the home. This result in me to considering of beginning RampMyCity to assist different disabled individuals. There are enormous loopholes in India in making buildings accessible to disabled individuals.”
The startup, its founder says, has prior to now three yr made greater than 300 locations accessible to disabled individuals, together with colleges, police stations and greater than 75 eating places. RampMyCity additionally drives inclusivity by conducting classes the place hands-on coaching, consciousness and sensitisation is given to the workers and workers of an organisation to tune their perspective, behaviour and thought course of in the direction of individuals with incapacity.