Category Archives: Accessibility in public infrastructure

How the corporate world can strive for real diversity and inclusivity at the workplace

By Ms. Sminu Jindal 01 July 2019 | New Delhi (This article appeared in The Mint, Delhi Edition on 01 July 2019) I was 21 when I was assigned to revive one of our plants. This was my first uphill … Continue reading

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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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Inclusive Education will lead to an inclusive world

If we are taught from a very young age to understand that disability is not a disease and that it can occur to anyone, then schools, communities and workplaces would become much more inclusive, which can help alter the realities … Continue reading

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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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CSR Vision interviews Ms. Sminu Jindal, Our Founder

CSR Vision   Volume – 6, Issue: 8, December 2017 An indefatigable accessibility crusader, Ms. Sminu Jindal is a visionary entrepreneur who broke the myth that women cannot lead the big business entities. She successfully took the Jindal SAW Limited, 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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