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Svayam Accessibility Awards 2018 (Taiwan Edition) – Winner’s List

New Delhi | 14th Nov 2018 We are extremely happy to share that on the basis of recommendations of the Board of Jury, following organisations are being selected for bestowing the “Svayam Accessibility Awards 2018 (Taiwan Edition)” in different categories.  Category: MOST … 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 Accessibility Awards 2015 at Lisbon, Portugal

Awards Background Svayam Accessibility Awards were instituted on 25 October 2010 to promote and recognize the concept of Accessibility & Universal Design in all spheres of our lives to make way for livable communities – in both rural & urban … 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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New York City adopts new symbol of Access

Moving forward from a static and ubiquitous “handicapped” symbol – a blue and white logo of a person leaning back in a wheelchair known as the international symbol of access , which  has been under fire from disability activists who … 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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Walkability and Accessibility Audit – Bhikaiji Cama Place, Delhi

New Delhi 07th November 2012 Svayam’s Access Audit Team conducted a walkability and Accessibility audit of an important District Centre of New Delhi – Bhikaiji Cama Place and found the complex in a pathetic state of maintenance. Brief background Built … Continue reading

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