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DJ Academy of Design has received the NCPEDP-Mphasis Universal Design Award 2015, given away by the National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People and Mphasis. According to a press release from the institute, the award is given every year to companies and organisations that have taken up the cause of accessibility and universal design in areas such as built environment, infrastructure, products, and communication. It was chosen for the award for its work in providing universal design education and the projects generated in the institute in the area of Universal Design are exhibited regularly. The award was presented recently by Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu at a function held in New Delhi.



Appeal



Coimbatore SIDCO Industrial Estate Manufacturers Association has appealed to the State Government to widen the road from Sundarapuram to Karpagam College junction.

President of the association M.V. Loganathan has said in a press release that this is an accident-prone area and the police are taking steps to minimise accidents.

The temporary barriers kept on the road are not clearly visible during night hours. Hence, this stretch on the Pollachi road should also be made into a four-lane road.

A police check post should also be established near the industrial estate to prevent anti-social activities in the area.

The electricity charge collected by Tangedco should be abolished and the hidden charges in banking transactions should be minimum, he said.

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