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Govt. of India issues Comprehensive Disability Inclusive Guidelines for implementation by all States & UTs during COVID19 lockdown.

New Delhi, 26 March 2020 Today, our country & much of the world are facing the most daunting challenge of this century – Coronavirus pandemic or COVID19. The 21- day nation-wide lockdown (25 March-14 April 2020) announced by our Hon’ble … Continue reading

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Svayam and School of Planning and Architecture Delhi enter into an MoU to promote Universal Accessibility

New Delhi | 05 March 2020 To promote Universal Accessibility through curriculum intervention and teacher- students sensitization, Svayam on 05 March 2020 signed an exclusive Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the School of Planning & Architecture (SPA), Delhi – a … Continue reading

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Svayam’s Founder encourages Financial Institutions to support ‘Accessible Rural Sanitation’ at Water.org Forum

New Delhi | 28 January 2020 “Accessible sanitation leads towards Independence, Safety, Dignity & Empowerment of all; it is a human right, and when Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan converge, it benefits all,” said Ms. Sminu Jindal, Founder-Chairperson, … Continue reading

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Acting on Svayam’s complaint, Delhi Court passes ‘Order’ to ensure Accessibility in Public places

New Delhi | 23rd November 2019 If you are a wheelchair user and are thrilled to receive an invitation card to attend your best friend’s marriage, chances are that you may have to handover the ‘Shagun Ka Lifafa’ (an envelope … Continue reading

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SDMC ordered to fix infra for disabled in markets

Hindustan Times, DELHI : Jan 04, 2019 17:00 IST By Vibha Sharma, A senior SDMC official said that the order will be implemented on priority. A compliance report will also be submitted after completion of the task, he said. DELHI … Continue reading

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Svayam & DIAL sign MoU to make IGI Airport Facilities Accessible for Travellers with Disabilities & those with Reduced Mobility

New Delhi  |  20th June 2018 Today, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Svayam, an initiative of the Sminu Jindal Trust, and the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL), to improve the Facilitation for Persons with Reduced Mobility (PRM) … 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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Svayam conferred GAATES Award of Recognition 2015

We are proud to announce that Svayam has been conferred with the prestigious GAATES Award of Recognition for the year 2015 in an event held on the sidelines of the 95th Annual Meeting of Transport Research Board of National Academics, USA … Continue reading

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Accessible India Campaign isn’t just for 2% of the population. Let’s all make it work.

By Ms. Sminu Jindal, Founder Svayam & MD, Jindal SAW Ltd. 05 Feb 2016 Often one fails to realise how “disability” is related to one’s environment. Isn’t it amazing that with enabling infrastructure, disability vanishes? Even those who are “able-bodied” … Continue reading

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