CONTEST Send your nominations for the 10th CavinKare Ability Awards

C avinKare in association with Ability Foundation presents The CavinKare Ability Awards. This award instituted in the year 2003, honours achievers with disability who have defied conventional stereotypes to realise their dreams.

CavinKare Ability Awards include a total of four awards that come in two categories — The CavinKare Ability Award for Eminence, a single award given to a person with disability who has not only overcome great odds towards achievement but has also contributed significantly to society by initiating an organisation of his/her own. The award carries a citation, a trophy and a cash prize of Rs. 2 lakh.

The other is The CavinKare Ability Mastery Awards are three awards given to three individuals with disability in recognition of their extraordinary achievement in any field of their choice — be it arts, film, medicine, science, industry, technology, education, community development, human rights, sports or more. The awards carry a citation, a trophy, and a cash prize of Rs.1 lakh.

The last date for submitting nomination forms is October 30. A person may nominate himself/herself or someone they know. The presentation of the awards will take place in February 2012. For details and nomination forms, please log on to or or call: 24452400.