Category Archives: Accessibility in public infrastructure

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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First Meeting of Steering Committee, Accessible India Campaign held

A meeting of the newly formed Steering Committee for the Accessible India Campaign {सुगम्य भारत अभियान) was held on 30 April 2015 at Paryavaran Bhavan chaired by Mr. Lov Verma, the Secretary, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities and … 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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A near-fatal accident couldn’t restrain her

A near-fatal accident couldn’t restrain her Reeba Zachariah & Vipashana V K, TNN | Apr 7, 2014, 12.35AM IST Silver spoons need to be nurtured so that they remain silver,” says the heiress of Jindal SAW. The eldest of three … Continue reading

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Ms. Sminu Jindal shortlisted for Loreal Paris Femina Women Awards 2014

We are glad to share that Ms. Sminu Jindal, Founder, Svayam – National Centre for Inclusive Environments  & MD, Jindal SAW Ltd. has been nominated by Loreal Paris Femina Women Awards in the category of “FAVOURITE FACE OF A CAUSE”, which … Continue reading

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The Woman of Steel

Women at Work: The Woman of Steel November 12, 2013, 9:00 AM Sminu Jindal was in a car accident when she was 11-years-old that meant she has had to use a wheelchair ever since. This didn’t stop her continuing her … Continue reading

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