Virtual Divyang Us in IIT
Annual festival of Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Divyang Cell was celebrated. Due to corona infection, the program was celebrated virtual only. The objective of the program was to promote an understanding of disability issues as well as the right to a dignified life and welfare of the differently-abled.
Employment related information was given with the help of Cap Sarathi App
In the function, the differently-abled were told about various jobs and making them self-reliant. Dr. Aggarwal introduced the differently-abled to the activities of his organization Sarthak Educational Trust. Information was given about the training work of the organization. A special discussion was held on how the organization makes disabled persons eligible for employment. Along with this, the app Cap Sarathi, launched last year, was mentioned. He told that all the information related to employment is available on this. He informed that how Sarthak Trust is providing employment to differently-abled students studying in institutes like IIT NID.
Many former officials and students were present in the program.
In the program, Professor Venkatesh, a member of the cell, highlighted the past achievements of the institute. Professor Atul Bhargava, an alumnus of IIT Kanpur, also expressed his views. Retired Professor Sudhir Kamle shared his No. Former coordinator of the cell, described the activities of the Experience Cell in detail.
Focus on empowering the handicapped
The virtual function was inaugurated by the coordinator of the cell, Professor Kaushik Bhattacharya. Dr Jitendra Agrawal (Founder and CEO Sarthak Educational Trust) was the Chief Guest at the function. The program was filled with enthusiasm by telling about the successes of Chief Guest Jitendra Kumar. Efforts were made to give this message to the differently-abled that even a disabled person can reach great heights. If there is courage in the mind, then there is no physical handicap.