National Award 2009 Print
Friday, 02 September 2011 16:50
S. No. Category of Award Decision of the National Selection Committee
Main Award Additional Awards Additional Decision, if any
I (A)  Awards for Best Employees/Self Employed with Disabilities.
1.  Blindness
Shri Hari Raghvan, Mumbai, Maharahtra. Miss S. Lalitha, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
2 .Low Vision
Shri Murali. C. Sharma, Bangluru, Karnataka. Shri Shrimannarayana B.G. Bangluru, Karnataka
3.  Leprosy cured No applications were received in this sub-category.
4. Speech and Hearing impairment
Ms. Chaganti Venkata Sharada, Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh.
Shri Bimal Natwarlal Desai, Surat, Gujarat.
5. Locomotor Disability
Dr. Sunita Devi, Rohtak, Harayana. Ms. Sarmistha Datta, Agartala, Tripura.
6. Cerebral Palsy
Shri Satyesh Shukla, Sagar, Madhya Pradesh. -
7. Mental Retardation
Shri Sanjay Seth, Jangpura Extn., New Delhi. Shri S. Ravikumar, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.
8.   Mental illness

No application was received in these sub categories.
9.  Autism
10. Multiple Disability
Shri P. Janardhan, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. Shri Kunal Charudatta Chilap, Mumbai, Maharashtra
II Award for Best Employers And Placement Officer/ Agency
(i)Best Employer
Gitanjali Gems Ltd.,
Rangareddy, Andhra Pradesh
1. Safal Realty Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad, Gujarat
2. St. Francis Xavier’s Training Centre/St. Xavier’s Academy School for the differently Abled, Goa.
3. Deaf Biblical Ministry, Dimapur, Nagaland,
  1. 1. Next year, the award scheme may be amended to include Govt. Department as one of the sub category under this award.
  2. 2. From next year, name of the recommending authority may invariably be indicated in the brief presentation by the convener
(B)Best Placement Officer / Agency VRC, Bhubaneswar
1.  VRC, Hyderabad
2.  VRC, Chennai
3.  VRC, Jabalpur
1.Next year, a separate sub-category of private agency may be introduced.
2. Scheme may be revised to redesign application format to accommodate more information necessary for decision making. 
III Award for Best Individual And Institution Working for the Cause of Persons with Disabilities
i). Best Individual Working for the Cause of Persons with Disabilities
Ms. Reena Mohanty,
Bhubaneswar, Orissa
1.  Mr. Rev. Fr. Y. Devarajan, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu
2.  Dr. Khirod Chandra Panda, Bhubaneswar, Orissa.
3.  Dr. (SR) Maria Kamalam, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu
4.  Ms. Pramila Audumbar Kokad, Mumbai, Maharashtra
ii).Best Institution Working for the Cause of Persons with Disabilities
Prerona Pratibondhi Sishu Bikash Kendra, Jorhat, Assam Rehabilitation Category
Shikshit Yuva Sewa Samiti, UP.
Education Category
1. Red Cross Society, Yamuna Nagar, Haryana 
2. Jeevan Jyoti Institute for the Disabled, Varanasi, U.P. 
3. Bal Kalyan Sanstha, Pune, Maharashtra
4. Leprosy Patients Welfare Society Manipur
Citation should indicate the location of the recommended institutions.
IV Role Model Awards
1. Ms. Tejaswini, Panchkula, Haryana (MR)
2. Mr. Venishetty Ravi Kumar, Karimnagar, Andhra Pradesh(OH) 
3. Ms. Radha Kakaria,Agra, Uttar Pradesh(HH)
4. Ms. Kanchan Pamnani, Mumbai, Maharashtra(VH)
5. Ms. Madhu Bala Sharma, Gurgaon, Haryana(VH)
V Award for Best Applied Research/ Innovation / Product Development Aimed at Improving the life of Persons with Disability
(i). Best Applied Research/ Technological Innovation Aimed at Improving the life of Persons with Disability IBM India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.
(For Spoken Web Technology)
(ii). Development of new Cost-effective product for manufacture aimed at Improving the life of Persons with Disability 1. Dr. Lokesh Balhara, Rohtak, Haryana (for Hand operated car with Ramp for Disabled)
2. Mr. Manoj Soni, Malviya Nagar, New Delhi (for a pneumatic damper controlled above knee prosthesis) 
VI Award for the Outstanding Work in The Creation of Barrier-free Environment for the Persons with Disabilities.
Under Govt. category
Corporation of Chennai, Periyar Salai, Chennai

From next year, local bodies may be considered for inclusion as a sub-category of the award.
VII Award for the Best District in Providing Rehabilitation Services
Salem District, Tamil Nadu .
VIII Award for the Best Local Level Committee of National Trust
Local Level Committee, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu
IX Best State Channelising Agency of National Handicapped Finance And Development Corporation.
Tamil Nadu Sate Apex Cooperative Bank Ltd., Chennai
X. Award for the Outstanding Creative Adult Persons with Disabilities
Male
Shri. E. Shankar (King Kong), Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Female
Ms. Pottabathini Padmavathi (Padmapriya), Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. 
XI Award for the Best Creative Child with Disabilities. Male
Master Swarup Naskar, 24 PGS (S), West Bengal

Female (on co-sharing basis)
  1. 1. Ms. Gore Bathla
  2. 2. Ms. Shruti Bathla, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.
XII Best Braille Press Ramakrishna Mission Regional Braille Press, Kolkata (West Bengal)

 

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