Bangalore railway station gets Braille maps !

Bangalore railways station will now be friendly to visually impaired.
The project costs Rs. 7 crores and a total of 600 Braille platform indicators have been placed along the railings of the old Foot Over Bridge and the subway.
Braille time tables will also be made available at enquiry counters, apart from Braille menu in important eateries in the premises of the railway station (source).
Note that Karnataka has higher percentage of blind people than the national average and this is the second railways station in the country to be equipped with Braille maps (first station is in Mysore).
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