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NH and MP organises training session to help handicapped people.

LAHORE -- The National Highways and Motorway Police (NH and MP) on Wednesday organised a training session 'Training of Trainers (TOT)' to brief patrolling officers for guiding and educating handicapped people about road safety education.

Sign Language Expert Falak Tanveer delivered a lecture to NH and MP officers about the basic sign language, how to assist and handle disabled people, inputs for standardization, uniformity of briefing material and techniques for distribution of briefing material to deaf persons.

Reviewing the training session, Zonal Commander DIG Ahmad Arslan Malik said that handicapped people had their own capabilities and it was needed to take initiatives to support them, as they were integral part of society.

The DIG said that special SMS system would be introduced in Emergency 130 service to facilitate the persons with hearing disabilities.

He said special traffic signboards would also be set up for hearing and speech impaired people on

national highways as well as motorways to facilitate them.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Apr 5, 2018
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