Hero’s promoting disability rights awarded in the capital

New Delhi: At a function in the capital, to recognise the efforts of individuals and organisations working towards the cause of accessibility for persons with disabilities, Anand Mathur, Director General Ministry of Railways and Srikanth Karra, Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) at Mphasis gave away the 8th NCPEDP-MPHASIS UNIVERSAL DESIGN AWARDS (UDA). Chief Guest Anand… Read More Hero’s promoting disability rights awarded in the capital

Breaking barriers: disability couldn’t deter Sai Kaustuv Dasgupta from achieving milestones

Sai Kaustuv Dasgupta (26) has a multifaceted career — graphic designer, author, singer, and happiness coach. The brittle bone disease which made him 90 percent disabled could not break his spirit and after fighting depression for six years, Sai is today on a mission to spread smiles. “In my childhood, I used to dance. One… Read More Breaking barriers: disability couldn’t deter Sai Kaustuv Dasgupta from achieving milestones

Hinduja Global Solutions and NASSCOM Foundation Launch a Center of Excellence for Persons with Disabilities in Noida

NASSCOM Foundation, in collaboration with Hinduja Global Solutions Limited (HGS), (Listed on NSE & BSE, India), launched a training center with an aim to make Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) skilled for job roles and make them industry ready. The center will train a minimum of 100 PwDs in the NCR region over the next 12… Read More Hinduja Global Solutions and NASSCOM Foundation Launch a Center of Excellence for Persons with Disabilities in Noida

Thousands Of Differently-Abled March In Kerala, Demand Inclusive India

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:  A march by thousands of differently-abled youngsters and their supporters, across 18 cities in India yesterday demanded for a more inclusive India. In Kerala joining them were Governor P Sathasivam and Parliamentarian Shashi Tharoor. On a wheel chair, Arun V who suffers from cerebral palsy and was abandoned by parents at birth says, “the world… Read More Thousands Of Differently-Abled March In Kerala, Demand Inclusive India

It’s the duty of every institution to help disabled people, says Supreme Court

It is the duty of every institution to extend a helping hand to disabled persons, the Supreme Court said on Friday. The observation by the apex court came while hearing a thalassaemia patient’s plea claiming that she falls under the category of persons with benchmark disability as prescribed under the provisions of the Right of Persons… Read More It’s the duty of every institution to help disabled people, says Supreme Court