Mitti Café, showcases the immense potential and capabilities of this remarkable workforce
MUMBAI, July 20 (The CONNECT) - Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport’s (CSMIA) unveiled its newest offering Mitti Café, an outlet that embraces diversity and empowers differently abled individuals.
The Café is situated at the arrival section of Terminal 2 at Mumbai International Airport. CSMIA and Mitti Café aims to provide a platform for these remarkable individuals to fearlessly exhibit their talents and abilities.
Mitti Café at CSMIA will be run by a group of 23 differently abled employees who have been specially trained over a period of three months. The employees include persons with physical, intellectual, and psychological disabilities ranging from visual impairment, autism, down syndrome, Asperger’s to paraplegic.
The newly launched Mitti Café at CSMIA will serve travellers refreshments such as Sandwiches, Pasta, Samosas along with hot and cold beverages. Customers can order from a special menu card printed in braille and use small placards to communicate with attendants along with sign language menus and placards with basic instructions. This is the 38th outlet in India
A CSMIA spokesperson, said the airport truly supports this great initiative as it also helps create awareness about disability and inclusion.
Alina Alam, Director of Mitti Café, said endeavour not only creates employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities but also showcases the immense potential and capabilities of this remarkable workforce