Yesterday, on February 18, in Nikolaev meeting of city committee of ensuring availability to citizens with limited physical capacities took place.
The first deputy of the mayor Yury Granaturov told at this meeting that, despite the lack of financial support, in Nikolaev continue to be engaged in ensuring barrier-free access to objects of social and transport infrastructure for physically disabled people.
In this question cultures and department zhilishchno - municipal services of the Executive Committee of the City Soviet of People's Deputies as claims on availability to their objects practically aren't present are considered as "excellent students" department of education, health care. The main part of buildings which are under their authority, is already equipped with ramps (a special flat platform for convenience of transportation of nurseries and wheelchairs before an entrance to the room).
"These managements cope with the work and show high degree of responsibility" - Yury Granaturov emphasized.
In department of work and social protection of the population declare that from 673 houses which have to be equipped with ramps, 438 - are already adapted for needs of physically disabled people, 127 more objects will be equipped with ramps soon. About it reports a press - service of the Nikolaev Executive Committee of the City Soviet of People's Deputies.
In addition, last year in Nikolaev became on 10 sound traffic lights more, also in the city were specially equipped also some intersections. For all this in 2008 the department allocated 200 thousand UAH. This year for the similar purposes is planned to allocate 100 thousand more UAH
Today in Nikolaev lives nearly 25 thousand physically disabled people. Except medical institutions, objects of culture and education the free access to banks, post offices, law enforcement agencies, and also drugstores is also necessary for them. Unfortunately, the last don't hurry to equip the buildings with special adaptations and ramps. From 131 post offices with ramps aren't equipped 22, and from 70 banks - 47.