Seva In Action
Completes 30 years
in the field of disability.
2010 – 2015
National Symposium on IE in the context of RTE in collaboration with DDP, UK & National Trust.
Member of task force for MHRD to develop curriculum for resource teachers and collaborated with MHRD to provide training in different states.
SiAmember of the expert group which evaluated IE for SSA in 12 states.
Awarded best NGO for Badhte Kadam campaign from 2010 to 2012.
Convener for introducing IE in developing revised curriculum for D.Ed teacher education program.
Mahalakshmia trainee in Skill development unit was elected as the National President for SAFI (Self Advocates’ Forum India), New Delhi.
Nominated as the governing council member of National Mission of SSA, MHRD, GOI to represent education of children with disability.
Received gold medal for organising Badhte Kadam in Karnataka.
Inauguration of renovated building of SiA in Koramangala by Smt. Umashree, Hon. Minister, Dept of Women & Child Development, Empowerment of Differently abled & Senior Citizens and Kannada & Culture.
Recipient of 2013 State Award as Best NGO for its services in the field of welfare of children with disabilities from W& CD GOK.
International consultancy for developing IE with local NGOs in Ethiopia.
2005 – 2010
Member of Joint Review mission (JRM) for Gov of India to review SSA programmes in different states.
Member of sub group SSA for 11”‘five year plan. Govt of India.
Development of inclusive education draft policy for education dept govt of Karnataka.
Appointed as State Nodal agency Centre for Karnataka under National Trust (MSJ&E) GOI.
Undertaken Research for Understanding IE practices in Karnataka for SSA the finding resulted in development of Education Policy for children with disabilities.
National Trust’s Badhte Kadam (BK)-National awareness raising campaign was organised in 8 districts of Karnataka.
Completes 25 years where a state level program was organized in collaboration with SSA & National Trust.
Seva-in-Action, SNAC Karnataka has selected one of the BK 2010 winner & we selected as trainer for BK 2011.
2000 – 2005
Executive Committee Member for implementation of Sarva Sikshan Abhiyan in Karnataka State.
Member of review committee for Integrated Education for Disabled Children Scheme 2004.
Member of Steering Committee for the UNDP Project “Support to Children with Disabilities” MHRD GOI.
SIA has a consulting status for MHRD, GOI and Education. Department (DSERT) and Dept. of Disabled Welfare, GOK.
Training of 500 teachers from six districts of Karnataka in inclusive education under UNDP program.
Conducted national symposium “Towards Inclusive Education in collaboration with MHRD GOI.
1995 – 2000
Recipient Best NGO award by Women Commission, GOI for working with parents of children with disabilities.
Developed inclusive education (IE) pilot project(DPEP) in one Block for Education Dept, Karnataka.
Developed video training manual in IE & Resource Kit for regular teachers and provided in-service training for regular teachers.
Presented a paper on Inclusive Education at International Special Education Conference in UK with support from European Union
Selected only NGO from India by Swedish development Agency for Human Rights training in Sweden.
Developed a Vision Document for Inclusive Education for the State Dept of Education, Govt. of Karnataka.
Started international training program for Planners & Managers in CBR.
Initiated cross disability teacher education in Integrated Education for children with disabilities.
Participated in UNECSO’s multi-site action research project on Inclusive Education.
Collaborated with Shiksha Karmi Project, Rajasthan for capacity building of its teachers and educationist to incorporate education for children with disabilities.
Developed CBR scheme for Govt. of Karnataka.
Promoted & supported Govt. of Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh for developing CBR policies.
1985 – 1990
Seva-in-Action was launched as a project of HSP on 3rd April 1985 to initiate Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) with education approach in two rural districts of Karnataka with Action aid and UNICEF support.
Invited by UNICEF to the 10th World congress held in Tokyo.
Developed disability services by starting Viklang Seva Bharti(NGO)in Jabalpur, MP.
Developed Integrated Education for children with cross disabilities in rural areas.
Constructed disabled friendly school in Chintamani.
Deputed Ruma Banerjee for CBR training to University of London, UK.
Deputed Manjula for M Ed in special education to University of Manchester, UK.