Ratna Nidhi in association with the Rotary Club of Bombay Worli has launched Project Dependence to Independence with a Mission to make Mumbai Disability Free.

2.2% of India’s population suffers from Disability. The problem is particularly advanced in India where a physical handicap can often bring fear, prejudice and worst of all, significantly reduced opportunities in education and the workforce because of the perception that such people are less efficient.

As per the Census of India 4,94,100 people suffer from Disability in the Mumbai and Thane belt. 52,969 individuals suffer from Movement Disability and 99,964 suffer from Hearing Disability.

Project Dependence to Independence seeks to combat physical disability in Mumbai. The project seeks to uplift people with physical disability by providing them with access to artificial mobility equipment’s.

Access to these mobility equipment’s would further contribute to the social and economic empowerment of these individuals.

The inaugural event of the project was hosted at the Mayor’s Bungalow at Shivaji Park in Mumbai on 14th August, 2017. The event was attended by the following dignitaries:

 Hon. Shri Vishwanath Mahadeshwar, Mayor of Mumbai (Chief Guest)

  1. Past Rotary International President Rtn. Kalyan Banerjee (Guest of Honor)
  2. District Governor Rotarian Praful Sharma, RI District.3141(Guest of Honor)
  3. Smt. Shubhadha Gudekar, Chairwoman, Education Committee
  4. Mr.V.Ramling, Chief General Manager, State Bank of India
  5. Mr. Kewal Kiran-Managing Director, Kewal Kiran Clothing


69 Mobility aids were donated to 53 patients at the Mayor’s bungalow.

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PARTNER WITH US ON PROJECT DEPENDENCE TO INDEPENDENCE

Our team can organize a presentation with all your club members on our work and share more details about Project Dependence to Independence.

You can also visit our mobility centre at Mahalaxmi and we will show you how our prosthetic engineers manufacture Jaipur foot and polio calipers.

You can sponsor a mobility camp by donating Rs. 50,000 for a mobility camp and experience the joy of letting them live their life with self-esteem and confidence.

You can also celebrate your birthday and anniversary at our mobility centre and share your happiness with differently abled patients.

If you wish to make Mumbai a better living place for its citizens please invest in your city. Get in touch with us and we can work together to make Mumbai disability free.


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