CavinKare & Ability Foundation invites nominations.
Bengaluru, 2017: In an effort to recognize astounding achievers with disabilities for the 16thconsecutive year, CavinKare and Ability Foundation jointly invite nominations for the CavinKare Ability Awards 2018, from across the country. The award aims to recognize and honor people with disabilities for their path-breaking achievements and salute the spirit of individuals who have fought against odds to scaled extraordinary heights. Ever since its inception in the year 2003, the CavinKare Ability Awards have honored over 60 recipients and brought to the limelight their exemplary achievements. Over the years, the awards have come to be recognized as a much sought after recognition by themselves
These come under twoprestigious categories – Eminence and Mastery.
The CAVINKARE ABILITY Awardfor Eminence: This is a single awardgiven to just one person with disability, saluting the exemplary achievement ofthe person, who has not only overcome great odds but has also contributedsignificantly to society by initiating an organization of his/her own. The awardcarries a citation, a trophy and a cash prize of Rs. 2 lakhs.
CAVINKARE ABILITY MasteryAwards: These are three awards givento three individuals with disabilities from across the country, in recognitionof their extraordinary achievement in any field of their choice – be it arts,film, medicine, science 8 technology, adventure, human rights, sports or more.The awards carry a citation, a trophy, and a cash prize of Rs.1 lakh each.
The last date for receipt of nominations is 8th November 2017. A person can be nominated for any one categoryonly. Any Indian national with disability (as per the Persons with DisabilitiesAct, 1995) who has done exceptional work in his/her chosen field is eligible toapply. The nominations go through a process of short-listing through interviewsand site visits, to be selected by a discerning jury who then decide on therecipients. For more informationand to send in your nominations, please log on to www.cavinkare.com or www.abilityfoundation.org or call +91 8939675544.