Shri Som Mittal, Jury Chair and Chariman, NCPEDP
, "I've been witnessing this award function for the past seven years and every year we assume we're not going to get applications.
New Delhi, June 30 -- In order to encourage those who have been doing exemplary work towards the cause of accessibility and thus ensuring a life of equality and dignity for disabled people, and to popularise the concept of Universal Design, National Centre for Promotion of Employment of Disabled People (NCPEDP), in association with AccessAbility and BarrierBreak Technologies, has instituted The NCPEDP - MphasiS Universal Design Awards.
Accessibility also signifies the true spirit of freedom from dependence on anyone, therefore, we will give this award on 14th August, the eve of Independence Day," says Javed Abidi, Honorary Director, NCPEDP.
The NCPEDP - MphasiS Universal Design awards will cover accessibility in the following fields: