Jeevan Tarang “Zinc Ke Sang”

Jeevan Tarang focuses on more than 800 children with special needs who have hearing/visual impairment or have special intellectual need. The objective is to make the children self-reliant through improved education opportunities including technology-based learning. The project also aims to spread overall awareness and sensitisation about the disabled among the public and employers to build an equal and inclusive society.

Some of the key highlights & achievements from this year were:

  • In a first for the mining sector in India, job mapping and inclusion assessment for persons with disabilities was conducted in partnership with a nationally reputed and specialist organization
  • Workshops on menstrual hygiene and sexual violence were organized for hearing impaired girls
  • Introduced Indian Sign Language to family members and teachers of hearing-impaired children to facilitate better two-way communication
  • Mainstream cinema hall screening of Bollywood movie ‘Hichki’ in Audio Described Format for visually impaired audience were organized in Udaipur, Bhilwara and Ajmer

The project is being implemented by Noida Deaf Society and Dr. Homiyar