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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.

RCI Approved - 7-16(569)/2019-RCI

CME Credit point approved

Welcome to Amar Seva Sangam (ASSA)

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.

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  • Amazing Indians Award 2016
  • Dr.Ambedkar Award


Founder President

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

Hon. Secretary

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 MIT Solve
2019 Zero Project Award Finalist