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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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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

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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

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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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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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Svayam conducts Access Workshop for Disabled community leaders at Aarth Astha

New Delhi : 16 March 2012 Svayam Team conducted a Training Workshop on “Accessibility in Community Infrastructure” at the invitation of Astha India (NGO) for the disabled community leaders of Lal Kuan and Govind Puri slums.   The community leaders … Continue reading

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“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

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