Purple Fest 2024

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Source-This post on Purple Fest 2024 has been created based on the article “Purple Fest 2024: A Symphony of Inclusivity Echoes at Rashtrapati Bhawan” published in “PIB” on 26th February 2024.

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Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India presented Purple Fest 2024 at Rashtrapati Bhawan.

About Purple Fest 2024

Purple Fest 2024
Source- PIB
DescriptionIt was a first-of-its-kind inclusive festival in India.
Theme & Venue‘Purple Fest: Celebrating Diversity’ was held on January 6, 2023, in Amrit Udyan in Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Organised byMinistry of Social Justice and Empowerment
Objective1. The festival aims to raise awareness about different disabilities and their impact on people’s lives
2. To promote understanding, acceptance and inclusion of persons with disabilities within society.
Features1) It will showcase best practices in the disability field, focusing on enhancing accessibility and addressing implementation challenges in various disability schemes and programs.
2) The workshop will highlight innovations and action plans in accessibility, with participation from stakeholders nationwide.

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