Meeting held at Bhubaneswar Airport on facilitation of PRM passengers

Bhubaneswar: A meeting was organised at Bijupatnaik International Airport about facilitation of Physically Reduced Mobility (PRM) passengers for their hassle free movement at the airport during departure and arrival.

The meeting was convened by Sudhir Kumar, CASO, CISF and chaired by Dr. Prabhat Ranjan Beuria, Airport Director.

The meeting was attended by all Airlines Station Managers, AAI terminal team, CISF and renowned NGO Heads associated with issues and facilitation of PRM persons during their journey.

Dr Kasturi Mohapatra Director of Open Learning System, Dr Shruti Mohapatra of Swabhiman, Sneha Mishra of Aaina, Jitendra Biswal Disability rights Activist highlighted the difficulties faced during travel and gave valuable inputs for improvement of facilities and change of attitudes of employees towards dealing with PRM community.

On this occasion, Help desk counters provided by Airports Authority of India at arrival and at Kerb side area of terminal building was inaugurated in presence of all members. With participation of Airlines, Airports Authority of India, Director Airport assured that all possible measures shall be taken to ensure hassle free travel experience by PRMs.

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