Three chosen for NCPEDP-Mindtree Helen Keller Awards 2019

The awards recognise promotion of employment opportunities for people with disabilities

November 15, 2019 09:49 pm | Updated 09:49 pm IST

Three of the 12 awardees for the NCPEDP- Mindtree Helen Keller Awards 2019 are from Bengaluru. The awards are given in recognition of exceptional work by corporates and individuals towards promoting employment opportunities for people with disabilities in India.

Alina Alam, founder-CEO, Mitti Café, Bengaluru has got the award in the category of ‘Role Model Supporter of Increased Employment Opportunities for Disabled People’, which is awarded to individuals from within the disability sector or outside who have contributed substantially to the cause of promoting employment opportunities for disabled people over an extended period of time.

The Association of People with Disability (APD), Bengaluru and Infosys Pvt. Limited, Bengaluru have won awards under the category of ‘Role Model Companies/NGOs/Institutions’, which is for organisations from the disability sector or outside who have shown commitment towards promoting equal employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

This is the 20th year of the awards. The awards will be presented on December 2 in New Delhi on the eve of World Disability Day.

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