Ruma Roka from Noida is equipping the deaf with skills & training
October 4, 2017
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.
Watch in Sign Language
Read more on Newz Hook
- Parasports June 19, 2019 Tamil Nadu set to rock the National Wheelchair Basketball Championship
- Get-hooked June 24, 2019 Children feel like superheroes in this lovely photoshoot initiative started by American couple
- Headlines June 22, 2019 India deploys warships in view of US-Iran conflict
- Accessibility June 26, 2019 Deaf Entertainment is bringing the magic of movies to new audiences
- Get-hooked June 22, 2019 Parenting Corner - Parent’s role in education
- Events June 20, 2019 Certificate course in Assistive Technology Solutions
- Get-hooked June 23, 2019 Making a difference – Quick Tips for budding social entrepreneurs
- Get-hooked June 24, 2019 Disabled adults experience the healing touch of animals for the first time at a therapy session
- Headlines June 24, 2019 Salman to earn 400 crore from Bigg Boss 13
- Get-hooked June 21, 2019 These school kids show all the potential of making it big in the world of art
Want to feature your inspiring story or share an event with the disabled community? Write to:
Newz Hook - Accessible News