Welcome to National Abilympic Association of India

Abilympic are vocational skill competitions for persons with disabilities to enable them to showcase and enhance their talent.  Abilympic empower the contestants and help create public awareness about their abilities.

The National Abilympic Association of India was formed in May 2001 at the behest of the Minitrsies of Social Justice & Empowerment and Human Resource Development, Government of India to serve as a nodal agency to formulate, initiate and implement  policies to propogate Abilympics in the country. The registered office is located at  Amar  Jyoti  Charitable Trust, Karkar Dooma, Vikas Marg, Delhi - 110092 and is guided by a Governing Body.  It operates through five zones in the country and has at present 11 Zonal Vice Presidents.  All the zonal vice presidents are associated with local NGOs with requisite infrastructure in the disability sector.  The VPs organize District level abilympics in their zone with the help of NGOs, district administrations and other agencies to spread the abilympic movement in the country.

Skill Evaluation – BPA Ahmedabad

Skill Evaluation of gold medal winners of 4th National Abilympics for Selection of Indian Contingent for participation in 9th International Abilympics was organised at Blind People’s Association, Ahmedabad on May 1-2, 2015.  The 9th International Abilympics will  be held in Bordeaux, France during March 2016. 

The Mission of National Abilympic Association of India is to create public awareness and nurture the productive talents of persons with disabilities by providing them opportunities to acquire and enhance their vocational skills to achieve economic independence.

The main aims & objectives of NAAI are :

  • To formulate, initiate and implement policies to propagate Abilympics – the Olympics of abilities -  in the country.

  • To promote and organize State/District, Regional, National and International meets and competitions in vocational and leisure and living skills.

  • To empower persons with disabilities for economic independence.

  • To provide exposure and opportunity to persons with disabilities to share and learn latest technological developments in various vocational / leisure and living fields.

Aims :

  • Raise awareness of disabilities among global public

  • Promote broad participation

  • Create more participation opportunities

  • Enjoyable / festive events


Dr. Uma Tuli, Secretary General, NAAI has been elected as a Member of the International Abilympic Federation Executive Committee for the term 2007 -11