Category Archives: Access to Heritage Sites

Ms. Sminu Jindal exhorts Young Indians to work for accessibility at CII- Yi Summit TakePride-2018, Mumbai

10 March 2018, Mumbai Svayam’s Founder-Chairperson Ms. Sminu Jindal today addressed the CII-Yi: Annual Youth Summit – TakePride 2018, held at the historic Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in Mumbai, along with several visionary speakers from across the sectors who spoke … 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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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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Maharastra ASI monuments to have braille signage soon

Shaniwarwada, Ajanta & Ellora to soon host signages in Braille Neha Madaan,TNN | May 25, 2014, 06.03 AM IST PUNE: The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will put up information and signages in Braille at historical monuments in the state. … Continue reading

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Agra and Delhi Monuments under ASI to go Braille-friendly

Dear friends, Seven years back Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and Svayam together embarked on the mission to make the world heritage sites accessible to all including the elderly and the disabled and entered in to an MoU.  We are … Continue reading

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National Tourism Award for Best Disabled Friendly Monument for WHS Fatehpur Sikri

National Tourism Award for Best Disabled Friendly Monument for WHS Fatehpur Sikri New Delhi, 18 March 2013 The Fatehpur Sikri group of monuments in Agra has bagged the prestigious National Tourism Award 2011-12 for “the best maintained and disabled-friendly monument”. … Continue reading

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