During the last thirteen years of
its existence it has
Taken up various disability issues with the State
responsible for public buildings having barrier
free access for persons with disability.
World Disabled Day in the open for three consecutive
years wherein children from various schools / NGO’s
for persons with disability participated.
in the formulation of the Goa State Policy for the
welfare of persons with disability.
responsible for the Increase of income limit for
persons with disability from Rs. 25,000/- to Rs.
1,20,000/- p.a for the purpose of availing benefits
from the State Government (presently the limit is
fighting for recruitment of persons with disability
in government service, as per the reservations provided
in various laws.
a prolonged battle of one year with the Entertainment
Society of Goa, been successful in getting a lift
installed in Maquinez Palace, the main venue for
the International Film Festival of India (IFFI)
and making IFFI barrier free for persons with disability.
seminar on the United Nations Convention on the
Rights of persons with disability.
disability awareness campaign BADHTE KADAM an initiative
of National Trust for welfare of persons with autism,
cerebral palsy, mental retardation and multiple
disabilities in various parts of Goa in collaboration
with the NGOs in the disability sector in Goa to
create awareness on the rights and schemes for persons
dharnas of persons with disability to highlight
the neglect of persons with disability by the State
Organised annual picnics for persons with disability
to build fellowship among the members
After a prolonged battle of three years with the
Kadamba Transport Corporation been successful in
getting two wheel chair accessible buses for the
WE CARE Film Festival on disability issues to sensitize
school and college students on disability issues.