University of Hyderabad has been selected for the seventh NCPEDP- Mphasis Universal Design Awards for carrying out exemplary work towards the cause of accessibility and ensuring dignity for people with disabilities, under the category of corporates and organisations.Other winners in this category include IndiGo, National Informatics Centre (NIC), and SAP Labs India Pvt. Ltd, among others. UoH is the only university and education institute to receive the award this year.
Dr. S. Rajgopal, a life science faculty and chairman of the Empowered Committee for Differently-Abled Persons (ECDAP), said, “The recognition jointly accorded to UoH by a reputed international non-governmental organisation, NCPEDP, and a multi-national corporation known for leading business solutions, Mphasis, is very special to us because it speaks volumes on the invisible work carried out for the benefit of students with special needs.”
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