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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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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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Union Minister unveils Svayam’s “Guidelines for Making Religious Places Accessible”

New Delhi, | January 25, 2019 Shri Thawarchand Gehlot, Honourable Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India (GOI), and Ms. Sminu Jindal, Founder, Svayam, jointly unveiled “Guidelines for Making Religious Places Accessible” in New Delhi on 25 … Continue reading

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Svayam & FAAS (water.org) join hands to promote Accessible Sanitation in Rural India

New Delhi  | 20 September 2018 To promote accessible sanitation in rural India, Svayam  & Foundation for Accessible Aquanir and Sanitation (FAAS) (the Indian arm of water.org) organized a project launch event in New Delhi on 20 September 2018. The … Continue reading

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Svayam Founder’s Interview in Hindi publication ‘Aahar Vihar’ (Sep. 2018)

New Delhi | 06th September 2018 सुश्री स्मिनू जिन्दल, मैनेजिंग डायरेक्टर, जिन्दल सॉ लिमिटेड, एक दूरदर्शी उद्यमी हैं जिन्होंने ये मिथक तोड़ दिया कि महिलाएं स्टील, तेल और गैस क्षेत्र में बड़ी कंपनियों का नेतृत्व नहीं कर सकती। जिन्दल सॉ … 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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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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