Disability activists urge the healthcare industry to take a note of the rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 before it is too late. The healthcare industry in India has systematically ignored people with disabilities and their specific needs. In fact, it won’t be wrong to say that the healthcare industry has not just ignored people […]


“People with physical or mental disability are not only among the most deprived human beings in the world, they are also, frequently enough, the most neglected” Prof Amartya Sen , Leading Economist and Nobel Laureate, keynote at the World Bank   Sadly, the statement remains largely true in the popular discourse for disability development in India. […]


Some days ago Dr Vikram Venkateswaran, the founder of healthcare in India, had developed an allergy in his eyes, which made him extremely sensitive to bright light. This made it difficult for him to work on the computers as the glare of the display caused tremendous discomfort to him. He reached out to many friends, […]