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Bridging the Gap: ‘Gyan Sarathi’, an Innovative Ed-Tech Platform revolutionizing Education for Disabled Students Nationwide to be launched by Sarthak Educational Trust

· Sarthak celebrates 15 Years of Excellence in Mumbai on Fri. 7th July at the World Trade Center, Mumbai

· Hon’ble Speaker of Maharashtra Assembly Shri. Rahul Narwekar, Chief Guest

Mumbai, 3rd July 2023: Sarthak Educational Trust, committed to empowering persons with disabilities, since last 15 years, is celebrating its 15th Annual Day in Mumbai on Fri. 7th July at the World Trade Center, Mumbai in the presence of Hon’ble Speaker of Maharashtra Assembly Shri. Rahul Narwekar who will be the Chief Guest for the event. The theme for this year is ‘Innovations for Disability Inclusive Development (InDID)’. The highlight of the event will be the launch of Gyan Sarathi, a Game-Changing Ed-Tech Platform for Persons with Disability Learners. The online learning and teaching destination will empower the persons with disabilities to grow professionally and personally.
Since its inception, Sarthak has reached out to more than 2 million people with disabilities and successfully placed 55,000+ PwD candidates in various sectors through its free-of-cost services and programs.

Dr. Jitender Aggarwal, Founder and CEO of Sarthak Educational Trust shares, “We started with the mission of inclusion and empowerment of PwDs. The Groundbreaking Ed-Tech platform Gyan Sarathi aims to revolutionise the education system for the PwD population in the country with the teaching ecosystem it will offer. We at Sarthak are also geared up for setting up its first-of-its-kind Sarthak Global Resource Center, that is taking shape in Gurugram, which will serve as a one-stop solution for all requirements in the disability sector”.

The Convention will comprise multiple panel discussion sessions talking about previous achievements of the disability sector and the future roadmap for the next 25 years. Promoting talent through Abilympics, Innovations for Disability Inclusive Development: Corporate and Digital Solutions for Disability, Reducing Inequality through CSR, Media & Global Initiatives will be the key panel discussions to be held at the event.

The comprehensive digital platform, Gyan Sarathi comprises a curriculum which will be easy to use and learn for PwDs. Divided in 5 sections like Early Intervention, Skill Development, Inclusive Education, Employment and Changemakers. The Online platform will be highly beneficial to reach rural and peri-Urban PwDs, including urban PwDs to ensure their trainings and enhancing possibilities of employment with corporate hiring partners and self-employment.

This year, India won 7 medals in the 10th International Abilympics at Metz, France in vocational skills competitions which are designed for persons with disabilities to showcase their talent. The event will see the winners being felicitated at the gathering.

Key milestones which Sarthak Educational Trust has achieved over the last 15 years of working in the disability sector in India include 50+ funding partners and 650+ partner NGOs, Sarthak is a pioneer in providing employment opportunities to Persons with Disabilities in India. Sarthak started from a single dental clinic of Dr. Aggarwal in Delhi and today has presence in 20 states with 25 centers pan India. It’s Early Intervention and Inclusive Education programs have rehabilitated 3400+ children with special needs to mainstream schools. Sarthak since inception has been providing skill training and sustainable employment to PwDs through its Job Entrepreneurship and Empowerment Training program.

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