Innovative solutions for disabled coming up at Techshare 2016

Taking forward its mission to create an inclusive society that does not discriminate against persons with disabilities (PWDs), the 5th edition of Techshare India is going to be organised early next month. The event would showcase innovative technology solutions for this segment of the population. “Techshare India aims to bring together the government, corporates, educators, …

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Ira Singhal: An inspiration for many

Here are excerpts from interview with Ira Singhal who topped the IAS exam in 2015 and became an icon for many differently abled people. Here she discusses prevailing attitudes towards the ‘divyaang’, what must be done – and excelling simply to be treated as equal: Please analyze the new Accessible India campaign. Accessible India is …

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For CSR initiatives, companies spent most on education & healthcare

Mandated to allocate a portion of their profits to community development, education & skill development, healthcare & sanitation, rural development projects and environment topped the ’cause-list’ of Indian companies.   A Crisil study reported that the above-named ’causes’ pocketed over 80 per cent of net CSR allocations in FY15. The report said about 1300 listed …

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