Disabled people to be felicitated on Dec 8, says Sanjeev Pendharkar

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 17 Nov 2017 10:03:26


Business Bureau,

THE first meeting of the scrutiny of the applications received was held on November 16, for selection of institutions and individuals for their outstanding performances inspite of tremendous crisis and odds faced by them due to their disabilities.

The eminent people present at the meeting were Snehalata Deshmukh, Vice Chancellor of Mumbai University who is the Chairperson of the Committee, Uday Nirgudkar, Chief Zee TV, Varsha Tawde, eminent social worker along with renowned actress Sonali Kulkarni.

Uttara Mone of MITI Creations and Organiser of the event along with representatives of ‘Amar Hind’ were present for the meeting. Mone explained the criteria for the selection. Sanjeev Pendhakar, Director of Vicco Laboratories said that the selection criteria was based on the following aspects: For innovative work of handicapped people and institutions to develop officers from physically challenged youth, teaching and mentoring blind candidates for higher academics etc. Taking responsibility of physically challenged girls and boys for residential training and providing hostel facilities and rented house for them were some of the criterias.

The institutions which provides counseling, training, food, residence etc., available under one roof were selected, said Pendharkar. The candidates along with the institutions were shortlisted after thorough brainstorming sessions by the Committee members after scrutinising the applications, received by MITI Creations. The felicitation will be done on December 8, in the Amar Hind Hall, Mumbai.