Category Archives: Sustainable Transport

Ms. Sminu Jindal confers ‘Svayam Accessibility Awards 2018 (Taiwan Edition)’ on eight institutions for promoting inclusion through accessibility

Taipei | New Delhi,   November 15, 2018 Founder of a pioneering dream – “To Rethink, Redesign, Rebuild a newer world to empower every soul”, an accessibility crusader, India’s first women leader to have broken the glass ceiling in the Steel, … Continue reading

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Svayam Accessibility Awards 2018 Update- 10 entries shortlisted for finals!!

New Delhi  |  05th Nov 2018 We are encouraged by an overwhelming response to the ‘Call for Nomination for Svayam Accessibility Awards 2018 (Taiwan)’. The Jury consisting of national and international experts have shortlisted 10 applications for final review. Each … 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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Ms. Sminu Jindal’s Radio Talk on FM Portugal during TRANSED2015

Ms. Sminu Jindal was invited for a radio talk by FM Portugal in their Swagatam programme while she was in Lisbon to speak at 14th International Conference on Mobility & Transport for the Elderly and Disabled Persons (TRANSED 2015), Lisbon, … Continue reading

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Register for 14th International Conference on Mobility & Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons (TRANSED 2015) at Lisbon

Dear Colleagues, The 14th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled Persons will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, from 28 to 31 July 2015. The 14th TRANSED conference will be hosted by Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) at … Continue reading

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Delhi’s Railway Stations continue to defy the Disability Act – remains inaccessible to disabled

Dear Friends, The Indian Railways has been continuously disregarding the access rights of persons with disabilities and the elderly and has not set its house in order even after nearly two decades of the passage of the Disabilities Act. Svayam … Continue reading

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Svayam hosts side event “Funding Accessible Transport” at ITF 2013

Svayam- National Centre for Inclusive Environments, hosted a side event titled “Funding Accessible Transport” at the Annual Summit of International Transport Forum (ITF) held on 22 May 2013 at Leipzig, Germany. Background Note Most of the transport infrastructure to date have … Continue reading

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