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.

Regional Abilympics

It is proposed to hold the Regional Abilympics in different parts of the country with support from Department of Disability Affairs, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment , Government of India.  The schedule of events is given below : 

 

Zone

Host Agency 

Dates

Contact person                   

Contact Details

 

North

Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust, Delhi

October 10-12, 2013

Ms. Trilochan Dhillon

09871547777, 011-46866200

naaidelhi@abilympicsindia.org

West

Blind People’s Association, Ahmedabad 

November 21-23, 2013 

Ms. Tejal Shah

09426356737, 079-26302840

blinabad1@bsnl.in

South

Vidya Sagar, Chennai

December 6-7, 2013

Ms. Vijayshree Ramesh

09840775521

director@vidyasagar.co.in

 

Central

Amar Jyoti School & Rehabilitation Centre, Gwalior                  

December 19-21, 2013    

Mr. Vivek Tuli

09873110333

amarjyoti_gwalior@rediffmail.com  

To register in North Zone please click on Registration Forms. 

 

Download Invitation Card

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Invitation-Award-presentation-ceremony-12-10-2013  12:30pm
Invitation-Valedictory-function-12-10-2013  3.30pm


Kumari Selja , Hon’ble Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment has kindly consented to inaugurate the event on October 10, 2013 at Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust, Karkar Dooma, Delhi - 110092.
 

Shanta Memorial Rehabilitation Centre, Bhubaneswar have already organised the event for Eastern Zone from August 1-3, 2013.

 

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