CavinKare honours NGOs for distinguished service
CHENNAI: The secretary of Amar Seva Sangam, an organisation engaged in providing disability services and support from Tenkasi district, S Sankara Raman was presented with the CavinKare Ability Special Recognition award instituted by city-based CavinKare Ltd and Ability Foundation in the city.
Mozart of Madras, AR Rahman, joined the event virtually and congratulated the winners and address the gathering.
Sankara Raman, a person with a disability himself has seen the disparities between people with disabilities and those who did not. A chartered accountant by profession, Raman launched various vocational skilling initiatives and transformed Sangam’s school into an exclusive education space.
Kolkata-based Abul Hasan Sahani was selected for the CavinKare Ability Award for Eminence at the 21st edition of the CavinKare Ability Awards.
Sahani runs the non-profitable, non-religious philanthropic organisation Institute for the handicapped and backward people in Kolkata which works for children with disabilities and people from the socio-economically backward classes.
Odisha-based Sushree Sarangi was selected for the CavinKare Ability Mastery Awards. Sarangi is a quadriplegic after surviving a road accident and is now a junior resident in the department of endocrinology, IMS and SUM Hospital, Bhubaneswar.
Adventure enthusiast and skilled cyclist Rachit Kulshrestha hailing from Pune and Bihar-based Vidya Kumari was selected for the CavinKare Ability Mastery Awards, respectively.
“The CavinKare Ability Awards are entering their 21st year after two prosperous decades and it has been a privilege for us to acknowledge and commemorate individuals with disabilities over these years,” CK Ranganathan, chairman of CavinKare said.
“Watching these brave and gifted individuals display their brilliance in ways we could never even imagine is truly inspiring...,” he added.
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