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Showing the way

Amar Jyoti’s barrier-free schools inspired many across the world to take action

Showing the way

The Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust, which runs barrier-free schools in Delhi and Gwalior, was flooded with more than 500 enquiries after it was featured on the show. People across India and the world wanted to replicate the Amar Jyoti model of inclusion.

Queries poured in from government departments, civil society organizations and schools in the U.A.E., Bangladesh and Mauritius apart from Indian states such as Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, West Bengal, Haryana, Odisha, Bihar, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Maharashtra.

In order to make Amar Jyoti’s work accessible to the larger public, founder Uma Tuli launched a book and commissioned a film on inclusion called Inclusion – The Amar Jyoti Way.

In January 2013, Amar Jyoti’s expertise in training and rehabilitation was also internationally recognized. Twenty-five teachers, educators and occupational therapists from Mauritius attended a ten-day workshop in Delhi organized jointly by Amar Jyoti and the NGO Rainbow Foundation, Mauritius.

The work of Amar Jyoti states, in no uncertain terms, that whether it is international borders or those that separate the disabled from the abled, no barrier is too big to bridge.



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