Category Archives: Access Audits

Kenya gets its first fleet of ‘Access Auditors’ as Svayam & NCPWD gear up for ‘Accessible Kenya Mission’

Nairobi | 28 June 2019 Kenya got its first ever fleet of 25 Access Auditors, as Svayam, in collaboration with the National Council for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD), Govt. of Kenya, organized a five-day ‘Basic Access Auditor’ training course in … Continue reading

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Focus on accessibility in colleges for a better tomorrow

By Ms. Sminu Jindal 29th May 2019 | New Delhi (This article appeared in Hindustan Times, Delhi Edition on 29th May 2019) Accessibility means uninterrupted mobility for all of us to reach our fullest potential. People with reduced mobility, permanent or … Continue reading

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Svayam Founder featured on AXSChat

Dear Colleagues, #AXSChat is an open online community of individuals on Twitter, dedicated to creating an inclusive world who believe that accessibility is for everyone. Every week, #AXSChat features a different guest who is contributing to making the world a … Continue reading

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October 2017: BULMIM students complete their internship at Svayam

To raise awareness about Universal Design and Accessibility  in the young minds so that they become more receptive to the diversity and inclusion in their lives and career, Svayam provides internship opportunities for graduate and post graduate students of various … Continue reading

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Aiming for an accessible future: Navhind Times features Ms. Sminu Jindal

NT,  January 11, 2017 in Buzz SHERAS FERNANDES| NT BUZZ Question 1:  You are now one of India’s leading business leaders, promoting equal accessibility rights movement in India. Tell us something about your journey. Answer: I was a young child … Continue reading

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GOI seeks partnership with Corporate sector for Accessible India Campaign

Government of India reaches out to the Corporate Sector seeking partnership in realising the dream of #AccessibleIndia. The corporates can take up a public buildings & spaces. The mobile app to give wings to this programme is likely to be … Continue reading

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Govt. of India invites ideas/ proposals to conduct Access Audits 100 Most frequented Govt. Buildings

Dear Colleagues, Under Accessible India Campaign, the Government of India wants you to express your choice of a Govt. building that is most frequented by public. The exercise is to identify 100 such Govt. buildings in your cities  and then … Continue reading

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