Annual National Award for empowering children/persons with Disability
President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday, December 3, 2021, conferred the National Awards on individuals, Institutions, organizations and States/Districts for their outstanding achievements and work done towards empowerment for PwDs (persons with disabilities).
The award for empowering PwDs was conferred upon Gramin Adivasi Samaj Vikas Sanstha [gavs] at the function organized to celebrate ‘International Day of PwDs’ in New Delhi. Adv. Ajay Dhawale, Executive Director of GASVS (Sausar-Chhindwara) received the award on behalf of the organization.
Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri. Virendra Kumar and Ministers of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri. Ramdas Athawale were also present in the function. Kumar said the Divyangjans are valuable human resources and the prime minister gives priority to the issues of persons with disabilities in the National Development Agenda. His motto is "inclusive growth, development of all and confidence of all", he said. He also said that the Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan (Accessible India Campaign) was launched by the government on November 3, 2015 to provide universal accessibility to persons with disabilities so that they can live a meaningful life with dignity.
The Trustee of GASVS congratulate our employees, Divyangjans, our role models and supporters. A very big thank you to our donor partners without your help it would not be possible to empower our disabled children, brothers and sisters!
Our Past Projects
|Period||Donor Agency||Project||Coverage/Project Area|
|1993 – 2015||Samaj Kalyan Board||Vocational Training for youth and Crèche||5 villages of Sausar block|
|1995 – 1998||CRY – India||Educational opportunities for Tribal children||6 villages of Sausar block|
|1997 – 2000||OXFAM – India Trust||Soil & Water Conservation||5 villages of Sausar block|
|2003 – 2006||Madhya Pradesh – State AIDS Control Society (MPSACS)||Targeted Intervention – Truck drivers||Sausar block|
|2003 – 2005||DFID – UK||PACS – poor area civil society||30 villages of Sausar block|
|2006 – 2008||Government of India||Reproductive Child Health||17 villages of Sausar block|
|2008 – 2010||DFID – UK||Rights of deaf children||22 villages of Sausar block|
|2008 – 2010||OXFAM – India Trust||Development of Lay Community Volunteers||50 villages of Sausar block|
|2007 – 2010||Global Fund through MPSACS||Targeted Intervention – Female sex workers||Sausar block|
|2011 – 2013||The Hans Foundation – UK||Block Level Mental Health Service Program||Sausar block & Hanuman Temple complex|
|2007 – 2015||Misereor (Germany) through CARITAS – India and CBR Forum (Bangalore)||Community Based Rehabilitation||22 villages of Sausar block|
|2014-2018||TATA TRUSTS||Sanjeevani-Community Mental Health Program (CMHP)||80 villages of Sausar Block& Hanuman Temple|
|2015 – 2020||Misereor (Germany) through CARITAS – India and CBR Forum (Bangalore)||Block Disabled person Organization (BDPO-CBR Program)||Sausar block|
|2020 – 2022||Paul Hamlyn Foundation,
Jiv Daya Foundation,
Goonj, New Delhi
|Project Utthan- Covid 19 relief work for vulnerable communities||Sukma District – Chhattisgarh
Chhindwara District – Madhya Pradesh