Tag Archives: Sminu Jindal

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

Posted in Marginalised pedestrians on Indian Roads | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Over 200 Kenyan officials take part in Svayam-NCPWD’s 2nd ‘Basic Access Auditor’ Training Course in Nairobi; India’s High Commission lauds Svayam for adding ‘Accessibility’ in India-Kenya relationship

Nairobi | 22 Nov 2019 After an overwhelming response of the first ‘Basic Access Auditor’ training course (held in Nairobi in June 2019), Svayam organized its 2nd ‘Basic Access Auditor’ training course in Nairobi, during 19-21 November 2019. The training … Continue reading

Posted in Access Workshop, Accessibility in public infrastructure, Accessible Cities, Accessible Kenya Mission | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How the corporate world can strive for real diversity and inclusivity at the workplace

By Ms. Sminu Jindal 01 July 2019 | New Delhi (This article appeared in The Mint, Delhi Edition on 01 July 2019) I was 21 when I was assigned to revive one of our plants. This was my first uphill … Continue reading

Posted in Access Workshop, Accessibility in public infrastructure, Discrimination on grounds of disabilities, Entrepreneurs, YahanSeWahanTak | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Kenya gets its first fleet of ‘Access Auditors’ as Svayam & NCPWD gear up for ‘Accessible Kenya Mission’

Nairobi | 28 June 2019 Kenya got its first ever fleet of 25 Access Auditors, as Svayam, in collaboration with the National Council for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWD), Govt. of Kenya, organized a five-day ‘Basic Access Auditor’ training course in … Continue reading

Posted in Access audit of community infrastructure, Access Audits, Accessibility in public infrastructure, Accessible Kenya Mission, barrier free public buildings, Ms. Sminu Jindal, Persons with Disabilities, Sminu Jindal, Svayam Events, Svayam India, Svayam Press Releases | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Access at World Heritage Monuments, Access audit of community infrastructure, Access Audits, Access to Heritage Sites, Accessibility in public infrastructure, Accessible Cities, Accessible India Campaign, Accessible Transport, Marginalised pedestrians on Indian Roads, Ms. Sminu Jindal, Public Transport System, Sminu Jindal, Sustainable Transport, Svayam, Svayam India, Svayam Press Releases | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Accessibility in public infrastructure, Ms. Sminu Jindal, Persons with Disabilities, Svayam, Svayam India | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

“Svayam Accessibility Awards” announced

Media Release: Svayam (an initiative of Sminu Jindal Charitable Trust) and the host of the 13th International Conference on Mobility and Transport for Elderly and Disabled People- TRANSED 2012, today announced institution of the first ever Accessibility awards. To host … Continue reading

Posted in Ms. Sminu Jindal, Persons with Disabilities, Svayam India, TRANSED 2012 India, urban mobility | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Hindu covers Launch of Svayam Portal: 01 October 2000

A website for disabled By Our Staff Reporter NEW DELHI, OCT. 01, 2000. Though a small step towards helping the disabled people reap the benefits of Internet, a non-governmental portal was launched by the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Mr. Digvijay … Continue reading

Posted in Marginalised pedestrians on Indian Roads, Ms. Sminu Jindal, Sminu Jindal, Svayam, Svayam Events, Svayam India, Svayam Press Releases | Tagged , , | Leave a comment