Ruma Roka from Noida is equipping the deaf with skills & training
For the last 15 years, Ruma Roka, founder of the Noida Deaf Society, has been trying to improve the quality of life of deaf people through quality education and specialized vocational training.
A housewife, Ruma started NDS from her flat with five students. Today the NDS has reached out to 4500 deaf people and placed over 1200 in IT, hospitality, banking and retail.
NDS has six centres across India with 32 full-time trainers. It has also tied up with the Indian government and plans to open a centre to train people with disabilities.