Nominations Open: 18th NCPEDP – Mindtree Helen Keller Awards – 2017

NCPEDP is one of the pioneer organization that encourages inclusion through recognizing role models. While it’s pride for individual to get recognized, purpose of such awards is actually to motivate others around awardees. Here is an announcement from NCPEDP for upcoming 18thNCPEDP Mindtree Helen Keller Awards 2017.

As you are aware, National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP) is a non-profit voluntary organisation founded in 1996 working as an interface between various stakeholders – Government, Industry and Civil Society Organisations (both national and international) for the empowerment of persons with disabilities.

NCPEDP has long believed that inclusion at workplace plays a pivotal role in the accomplishment of equal opportunities for persons with disabilities. Started as a discourse in 1999, NCPEDP launched the Helen Keller Awards to identify exemplary work towards the cause of inclusion. Over the many years, these Awards have come to be recognized as the most prestigious Indian benchmark for honouring people and organisations that have worked towards a barrier-free, non-discriminatory and inclusive India.

2017 will see the 18th edition of the NCPEDP- Mindtree Helen Keller Awards which are given in 3 categories:

Category A: Role Model Disabled Person
Category B: Role Model Supporter of Increased Employment Opportunities for Disabled People
Category C: Role Model Companies/NGOs/Institutions

The Concept Note along with the Nomination Forms is attached. We have also enclosed last year’s commemorative brochure for your reference.

We would really appreciate if you could please nominate deserving candidates/organizations and also, help us disseminate the Concept Note along with the Nomination Forms to all individuals/organisations in your mailing lists.

The last date for sending nominations is Saturday, 30th September, 2017. Please send us your nominations at
Source: Email received from NCPEDP

I encourage readers to nominate deserving people. Nomination forms can be obtained from NCPEDP Website.

Wishing all the nominees best of luck. Thank you Mindtree for supporting such a great initiative.

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