I am a disabled person having Paraplegic Polio. At present I am working as a Assistant Manager in a Shipping Company and earning salary of Rs.40,000/-. I am a Commerce graduate from Pune and have completed the Computer Management Course. I am also working as General Secretary for Handicapped Guidance and Development Cell and would like to start a placement service for the disabled people. I have received an award for doing social activities for the handicapped. I am an active Journalist espousing the cause of the physically challenged. I am indebted to FPH for giving me an un-conditional support and guidance.
I am working as a Typist-cum-Clerk in Mumbai Port Trust and earning salary of Rs.35,000/- p.m. I am a disabled person having polio in one leg. I won the Maharashtra Apang Mitra Fellowship award in 2005. I am an active worker of the National Society for Equal Opportunities for the Handicapped at Chembur. I am very grateful to FPH for encouraging me and giving me an opportunity to work as a Time-Keeper, Store-keeper in the Machine Shop, after coming to Mumbai from my village.
When I was ten years old, my leg was fractured and due to severe complications I have undergone several operations on my leg. Finally my leg was amputated. Now, I am walking without crutches with support of artificial limbs. I had taken training in the Printing Department of FPH and received good knowledge of printing. I am very grateful to FPH for its support to start my own Printing Press with two machines which enabled me to give employment to four handicapped girls. I received a special award “Suneeta Devi Singhania Award” from National Society for Equal Opportunities for the Handicapped at Chembur.