International conference on Early Intervention - 14th & 15th February 2020, Hyatt Regency, Chennai, India.
Pre-conference Workshops on Early Intervention - 13th February 2020, Hyatt Regency, Chennai, India.
Amar Seva Sangam (ASSA) is a premier organisation in the field of disability management focusing on rural areas, located in Ayikudy Village in Tirunelveli District in South Tamil Nadu.
Our approach is to establish a centralised resource center to act as a catalyst for change in the development of differently abled and intellectually challenged. We do this by involving the village community in the process.
Amar Seva Sangam (ASSA) established by Mr. Ramakrishnan, in the international year of the Disabled to cater to disability management focusing on rural areas.Read more
S. Ramakrishnan, while in his 4th year engineering, injured his spine while attending the last round of Naval officers’ selection test and became a quadriplegic.
He established ASSA in 1981, the year for the Disabled and named it after his Doctor and mentor Air Marshal Dr. Amarjit Singh Chahal of Defence hospital. Shri Ramakrishnan is the President of ASSA.
S. Sankara Raman, a Chartered Accountant and a wheel chair user, affected by muscular dystrophy joined ASSA in 1992. He is the Secretary of ASSA.
Together they have built a Valley for the differently abled in a 30 acre land at Ayikudy, as a Rehabilitation and Development Centre and developing models for self-help initiatives by integrating the disabled individuals with the society for improved living conditions.
|List of Awards|
|2014||Grand Challenges Canada Stars in Global Health Challenge Winner|
|2016||Vodafone Mobile for Good Award|
|2017||Saving Brains / Grand Challenges Canada Transition to Scale Winne|
|2018||Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiative Funding Winner|
|2019||World CP Day 2019 Major Award: Medical/Therapeutic|
|2019||Zero Project Award Finalist|