• Young Technology Scholars

    Venue: Pathways World School, Aravali
    2018-06-09
    Prof. M. Balahrishnan delivering a speech at the workshop

    On 9th June Prof. M. Balakrishnan gave an interactive talk in the workshop at Pathways World School, Aravali. There were 35-40 sighted kids enrolled in this residential summer-camp and they came from schools in Delhi/NCR/other cities including Jaipur, Mumbai. They had been screened through a test and the intensive program covered hands on training in Python, 3D-Printing etc and was followed by project work. During the talk, Prof. Bala shared interesting user success stories and gave live demos of Smartcane, OnBoard and Tactile diagrams. When the talk focused on Tactile books, Tactile maps of India were distributed so the kids could pin a location on the map without looking at it. The kids were smart and confident and asked plenty of questions around competition, compromises, quality, limitations etc. Tables were setup at the other end of the room to let the kids try the devices after the talk. After the talk, many of the kids tried the devices and tactile books and some continued to keep Prof. Bala busy with their questions and ideas.

    • MHM Training with young girls using Tactile Graphics at Jagriti School, Pune, Maharashtra

      Venue: Jagriti School, Pune, Maharashtra
      2018-04-13
      Team member explaining TG to a student
      student helping her classmate to orient correctly

      The MHM training was a part of 4 day workshop conducted for the visually impaired students at Jagriti school which also included a workshop on refreshable braille device and other assistive technologies. 13-16 April 2018

      • All India Children's Audio video Mela 2018

        Venue: RIE, Bhopal
        2018-02-21

        NCERT Delhi organized a 3 day workshop on 22nd All India Children's Audio video Mela 2018 in RIE Bhopal from 21st feb to 23rd feb 2018. This event was attended by various SCERTs, NGOs and corporate firms across the nation for showcasing different innovations in the field of education. As part of the workshop, CoETG team demonstrated various tactile diagram books that have been developed as a part of R&D work.

        • SmartCane Launch in South Africa.

          Venue: South Africa.
          2017-03-01

          A national campaign was organized to launch the SmartCane in multiple cities of South Africa including Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town, Worcester, Durban and Peitmaritzburg in the first week of March 2017, in collaboration with Disability Management Services (DMS), the International partner organization of Saksham in South Africa. Team members from SmartCaneTM team and DMS conducted series of Awareness and training workshops at the following organizations: College of Orientation and Mobility (SA guide dog Association), Blind SA, Cape TownSociety for the Blind, Pioneer School, KZN society for Deaf and Blind, University of Kwazulu Natal and International Arabic School for the Blind. Very large number of persons with blindness as well as O&M experts and community workers pro-actively participated in the workshops. Participants were keen and enthusiastic to procure the devices and improve their safety and independence during day-to-day mobility. Team members also met the key stakeholders from Government, organizations and user groups to figure out pathways for providing SmartCaneTM devices in highly affordable manner along with the quality training. SmartCaneTM is now available in South Africa through Disability Management Services. DMS in turn working with multiple organizations to make devices available through them along with quality training for the convenience and benefits of the persons with blindness.

          • SmartCane Launch in Bahrain

            Venue: Bahrain
            2017-01-21

            Rotary Club of Manama, Bahrain took the initiative of improving the mobility of persons with blindness in Bahrain with SmartCane device. Understanding the importance of safe and independent mobility, Rotary tea coordinated with the Friendship Society for the Blind to organize a distribution cum training workshop.All the beneficiaries along with a group of trainers from different organizations working for the blind in Bahrain were trained in the using the SmartCane device for day to day mobility. Master trainer Mr.Piyush Chanana from SmartCane team visited Bahrain to conduct the training.The workshop was an outcome of incredible efforts of Ms. Pauline Jeakings (International Services Director) and Ms. Roaya Badeer (Community Services Director) who also played a vital role of translating the training instructions in Arabic.Looking at the positive response and the request from the Society, Mr. Al Fareed (President) encouraged the fellow rotarians to donate more SmartCane devices.The Rotary Club of Manama and the Rotary Club of Adliya are also supporting the Rotary Club of Pune Central through Global Grant to provide SmartCane devices to young women in India.

            • Campaign on safe and independent mobility in Gujarat.

              Venue: Gujarat
              2016-12-12

              Enrolled 800 Users.Mobility instructers and special educators received training on fundamental mobility techniques and navigating in different settings with the help of a modern travel aid like SmartCane. Participants from 6 key organisations across the cities of Ahmedabad, Bhuj, Vadodara, Surat and Anand attended the trainings. SmartCanes have already been made available to A large number of the participants through Samajik Adhikarita Camps Organized by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and presided over by Honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and after going through an in-depth training, they have now gained the confidence to effectively use this device to travel safely.

              • SmartCane training workshop in NAB,Uttarakhand

                Venue: Uttarakhand
                2016-10-16

                A training workshop on safe and independent mobility was held with 80 secondary school and college students and 10 trainers of National Association for the Blind (NAB) Uttarakhand located in Haldwani district of the state. As part of this workshop, the participants were first provided an in-depth understanding of the fundamental orientation and mobility techniques, after which they were explained about how to detect obstacles and navigate safely in various settings using a SmartCane device. The participants were also introduced to various other assistive devices for education and independent living. The workshop received a highly positive response from the participants, and the organisation has decided to raise funds to ensure that maximum number of students can get access to SmartCane.

                • Training workshop in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

                  Venue: Telangana.
                  2016-10-02

                  Enrolled 1000 Users.As part of this Samajik Adikarita Shivir organized by Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, more than 11000 PWDs were provided assistive devices. Various dignitaries including The Governor of Gujarat Shri O P Kohli, Chief Minister of Gujarat Shri Vijay Rupani, Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, as well as several other union and state ministers attended this event.

                  • SmartCanes distributed at Navsari to people with blindness on the eve of Prime Minister Narendra Modiís birthday,Gujarat.

                    Venue: Gujarat.
                    2016-09-17

                    Enrolled 1000 User.As part of this Samajik Adikarita Shivir organized by Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, more than 11000 PWDs were provided assistive devices. Various dignitaries including The Governor of Gujarat Shri O P Kohli, Chief Minister of Gujarat Shri Vijay Rupani, Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, as well as several other union and state ministers attended this event.

                    • SmartCane distribution and training in Pune

                      Venue: Pune
                      2016-08-27

                      Enrolled 40 Users.The event is 2nd in a series of workshops which is being organized as a part of the initiative taken by rotary Club of Pune to identify visually challenged individuals having high mobility needs and equip them with SmartCane devices in collaboration with different local organisations in the city. Earlier a group of 35 girls from Jagriti school for the Blind were provided the device through the support of Rotary club in the month of May. The next workshop in this series is being planned to provide the devices to some of the other students of Pune University.

                      • SmartCane distribution and training for students of Patiala School for the Blind

                        Venue: Patiala
                        2016-07-30

                        Enrolled 60 Users.At the end of this workshop, 32 students who performed extremely well during the training, were provided SmartCanes with the support of MetLife.

                        • SmartCane distribution camp by Nagrota Bhawan Welfare Society

                          Venue: IIT
                          2016-07-26

                          Enrolled 50 Users.This event is organized every year in Kangra (Himachal Pradesh) by Nagrota Bhawan Welfare Society under the leadership of Shri. G.S Bali, Honorable Minister of Transport, Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs and Education in Himachal Pradesh Cabinet. Most of the beneficiaries who received the device were school children. They were extremely happy to be the part of the event and actively participated in the SmartCaneTM training workshop as well as the cultural programme organized during the event. The training was imparted by the team of trainers from Saksham and IIT, along with the support of student volunteers from Dronacharya College of Nursing.

                          • SmartCane training workshop at Atam Jyoti Blind Girls School,Gwalior

                            Venue: Gwalior
                            2016-07-22

                            Enrolled 61 Users.The event was also attended by 9 special educators and mobility trainers. This training received a highly positive response from the school, which has joined our network of resource partners, and has agreed to raise funds for making SmartCane devices available for its students.

                            • SmartCane Workshop at Jagriti School, Pune

                              Venue: Pune
                              2016-04-25

                              Enrolled 50 Users. Understanding that the independent travel is one of the most important requirement for the seeking education and work, the project director Ms. Sakina Bedi took the initiative of organising one day workshop on Safe and Independent Mobility for all the camp participants. In the workshop, participants were taught the fundamentals of cane mobility and were given detailed training on using SmartCane device for travelling safely by avoiding collisions with various types of obstacles. Believing in the potential of the technology and the positive impact it can have on the mobility of persons with visual impairment, the school is working closely with the Rotarian Mr. Anil Bora to raise funds for providing SmartCane devices to more than 100 female students studying in the school.

                              • SmartCane training and distribution at Rajasthan netraheen kaliyan sanghin,Jaipur

                                Venue: Jaipur
                                2016-03-20

                                The workshop was primarily attended by students and young professionals, majority of who were also equipped with SmartCane after they were given an in-depth training of navigating with the device.

                                • SmartCane training workshop at national Association for the Blind (NAB,Himachal Pradesh

                                  Venue: Himachal Pradesh
                                  2016-02-15

                                  The organisation has joined the dissemination programme as a resource partner.Enrolled 50 Users.

                                  • Workshop on safe independent mobility at Indore in Madhya Pradesh.

                                    Venue: Madhya Pradesh
                                    2016-01-31

                                    The workshop was held in collaboration with Yuva Viklang Manch,Enrolled 60 Users,who mainly comprised of young professionals. Members from several organisations across various cities of MP such as Betul, Chindwada, Khandwa, Jabalpur, Gwalior, Bhopal and Guna also participated in this workshop.

                                    • Assistive technologies workshop in Patiala

                                      Venue: Patiala
                                      2015-10-17

                                      An awareness and training workshop was held at Society For the Welfare Of The Handicapped(Patiala School for Blind), which is a residential school for the students who are visually challenged and deaf blind. A total of 35 participants attended this workshop. After a comprehensive training on navigating safely and independently with SmartCane, the participants were also sensitized about several other assistive technologies being developed and disseminated by IIT and Saksham. After the workshop, the organisation has joined the network of dissemination partners, which will pave the way for facilitating access to assistive devices for addressing the mobility and other key developmental needs of the students and people with visual impairment associated with it.

                                      • Training Workshop on assistive technologies at Government Senior Secondary School for Blind Boys,Ajmer

                                        Venue: Ajmer
                                        2015-10-15

                                        An awareness and training workshop on SmartCane and other assistive technologies for persons with visual impairment.Enrolled 65 Users.

                                        • Trainer's Training Workshop at Amity Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences

                                          Venue: New Delhi
                                          2015-10-15

                                          Amity Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences invited the SmartCane team for conducting a trainers training workshop for their faculty members and students from various under- graduation and post- graduation programmes. All the participants were excited to learn about the SmartCane technology and were curious to understand how much it is beneficial for the visually impaired community. The workshop was attended by 99 participants, including special educators of the department and the students from several departments. After the completion of SmartCane training module, participants were introduced to other modern assistive technology solutions and tactile diagrams. The feedback was very positive and the participants were committed to train visually impaired students in using SmartCane for day to day mobility in future.

                                          • Training on safe independent mobility at Jagdamba Andh Vidyalaya,Sri Ganganagar

                                            Venue: Sri Ganganagar
                                            2015-10-06

                                            Enrolled 80 Users,After getting an in-depth understanding about the different methodologies which can prove instrumental in enhancing the mobility of visually challenged person with the help of a modern travel aid like SmartCane, the students pursuing special education were also provided a hands-on experience of training the persons with visual impairment in using this device. Discussions are currently ongoing with Jagdamba Andh Vidyalaya to develop mechanisms for ensuring access of SmartCane and other modern assistive devices for persons with visual impairment in their region.

                                            • Awareness Campaign in Delhi

                                              Venue: Delhi
                                              2015-09-17

                                              Several awareness and training workshops on safe independent mobility with SmartCane and other assistive devices for persons with visual impairment were held with the students from special schools, colleges of Delhi University, with future special educators and mobility trainers in Delhi.Enrolled 150 Users,and were also sensitized about other assistive devices for education and independent living.

                                              • SmartCane Training in Lucknow

                                                Venue: Lucknow
                                                2015-09-14

                                                A series of user and trainer training workshops on safe independent mobility with SmartCane,in collaboration with Rehabilitation Society for Visually Impaired (RSVI), the dissemination partner for SmartCane in the region.Enrolled 150 Users.Besides RSVI, participants from TCTVH Govt. Inter College for the Blind and Dr. Shakuntala Mishra National Rehabilitation University attended the workshops

                                                • SmartCane Training Workshop at Durgabai Deshmukh College of Special Education,New Delhi

                                                  Venue: New Delhi
                                                  2015-09-04

                                                  Enrolled 35 Users, The event received highly enthusiastic response from the participants who were trained and sensitized about SmartCane, and various other assistive technologies and products being promoted and developed by IIT Delhi and Saksham.

                                                  • Assistive technologies workshop at Technical Training Institute,Pune

                                                    Venue: Pune
                                                    2015-09-03

                                                    Enrolled 60 users and 10 faculty,they were provided a comprehensive training on using SmartCane and other assistive devices being disseminated by Saksham for persons with visual impairment. The event was received very positively, and the organisation has begun to make efforts for ensuring access to assistive devices in their region by exploring the possibilities to conduct similar awareness workshops in nearby rural areas and making devices available to the beneficiaries under Government of Indiaís ADIP programme.

                                                    • Smartcane showcased during the exhibition organized by NCERT

                                                      Venue: Delhi
                                                      2015-09-02

                                                      These devices were exhibited under NCERTís Department of Education of Groups with Special Needs. SmartCane device received appreciation as an innovative technology from a large number of people attending the exhibition, including the Honíble Minister of HRD, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani who was the guest of honour at this event.

                                                      • Training on safe and independent mobility at Government Arts College, Coimbatore

                                                        Venue: Coimbatore
                                                        2015-08-12

                                                        Enrolled 50 Users,and members from various organisations working with the persons with the visual impairment in the region attended this workshop. The team is thankful to the trainers of IAB for facilitating this workshop and contributing to the mission of enhancing the outreach of this modern mobility aid among persons with visual impairment.

                                                        • Awareness Workshop at Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University, Coimbatore

                                                          Venue: Coimbatore
                                                          2015-08-11

                                                          The workshop was attended by students with visual impairment, their family members, and the staff members of the department. As part of this workshop, the participants were first provided an in-depth understanding about navigating with SmartCane in a safe and independent manner, after which they were sensitized about various other assistive technologies, such as the Refreshable Braille Display, daisy players, calculators, etc. The participants were also provided an orientation about the different methods of preparing tactile diagrams and their usage for understanding various concepts.

                                                          • Trainersí training workshop for Assessment officers of ALIMCO.

                                                            Venue: (ALIMCO),
                                                            2015-07-27

                                                            A leading public sector manufacturing company of artificial limbs and rehabilitation aids under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India. The training was provided to a group of 25 assessment officers, who are responsible for assessing the technology needs of persons who have physical disabilities, and allocating them the different assistive devices accordingly.

                                                            • SmartCane training and dissemination in Himachal Pradesh at Nagrota Welfare Society, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh

                                                              Venue: Himachal Pradesh
                                                              2015-07-26

                                                              Enrolled 50 Users.After receiving hands-on training of navigating in different social settings with the help of SmartCane, the participants were also provided with the devices, which were donated by the society. The event witnessed enthusiastic response from the participants, some of who even volunteered to become master trainers and took a separate training from the team for this purpose. The team is also thankful to students of Dronacharya College of Nursing for their valuable assistance in conducting the training, and to Nagrota Welfare Society which under the leadership of Mr. G. S. Bali Honourable minister of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Transport, Technical Education, Vocational & Industrial Training) has proposed to make it an annual event that would pave the way for enhancing the access of this modern mobility aid to maximum number of visually challenged people in the region.

                                                              • SmartCane Training and Distribution at Ahmadi School in Aligarh,

                                                                Venue: Aligarh
                                                                2015-05-28

                                                                a training workshop on safe independent mobility with SmartCane was held with the students and teachers of Ahmadi School for the Visually Challenged, which has been established under Aligarh Muslim University. The workshop was inaugurated by the Pro Vice Chancellor of the University Brigadier (Retd.) Syed Ahmad Ali, and Enrolled 25 Users,Efforts are ongoing to make Smartcanes available to all the students of the school.

                                                                • SmartCane Awareness Session with employees of Northern Railways,Railway Officers Club, Delhi

                                                                  Venue: Delhi
                                                                  2015-05-25

                                                                  Enrolled 50 Users,After sensitizing the participants about the usage and functionality of SmartCane, information was also provided about various other assistive technologies being promoted and disseminated by Saksham, such as Daisy players, screen readers, among others.

                                                                  • SmartCane Training Workshop at Indian Association for the Blind (IAB),Madurai

                                                                    Venue: Madurai
                                                                    2015-05-21

                                                                    a training workshop on safe independent mobility with SmartCane was conducted in Madurai, Tamil Nadu.Enrolled 30 Users.

                                                                    • SmartCane training workshop in Kerala,Chakshumathi,Thiruvananthapuram

                                                                      Venue: Thiruvananthapuram
                                                                      2015-05-20

                                                                      a training workshop on SmartCane was conducted with special educators, mobility trainers and school teachers.Kerala, as part of our endeavour to develop an expert group of trainers who could further sensitise and train the visually challenged end users to use this device in an effective manner in their day to day mobility.Enrolled 10 Users.

                                                                      • SmartCane Awareness Session in Kerala, Chakshumathi,Thiruvananthapuram

                                                                        Venue: Thiruvananthapuram
                                                                        2015-05-19

                                                                        A prominent organisation working for the empowerment of visually challenged and one of our channel partner for dissemination of SmartCane in the state.Enrolled 15 students.After training and demonstration of SmartCane, the participants were also provided hands on experience of various other assistive technologies being developed by IIT Delhi and Saksham, such as the tactile graphics, bus identification system, Braille tutor, etc.

                                                                        • Trainers' Training Workshop in Kolkata West Bengal.

                                                                          Venue: West Bengal
                                                                          2015-05-18

                                                                          This workshop was conducted as a part of a trainers' training programme carried out by Enable India for enhancing vocational and other developmental skills of persons with visual impairment.Enrolled 25 Users,the participants were provided an in-depth understanding about the various training methodologies that can be instrumental in enhancing the mobility for visually challenged persons with the support of an assistive technology like SmartCane.

                                                                          • SmartCane Training in Srilanka at National Federation of the Visually Handicapped.

                                                                            Venue: Srilanka
                                                                            2015-03-23

                                                                            These workshops are an important step in achieving our mission of ensuring safe and independent mobility for maximum number of visually challenged, through access of this noble mobility aid in not only India but globally as well.

                                                                            • SmartCane training conducted for beneficiaries of ADIP programme at National Association for the Blind (NAB) Delhi.

                                                                              Venue: Delhi
                                                                              2015-03-21

                                                                              Enrolled 20 Users,which is Government of India's flagship scheme for providing assistive devices to persons with disabilities with low income.

                                                                              • Assistive technology workshop at Netrahin Seva Sangh,

                                                                                Venue: Jodhpur
                                                                                2015-03-16

                                                                                Enrolled 135 Users.After a comprehensive training on navigating safely and independently in various settings with SmartCane, the participants were also sensitized about other modern assistive technologies for education and independent living.

                                                                                • Workshop on safe independent mobility at SRVC in Kochi.

                                                                                  Venue: Kochi.
                                                                                  2015-03-05

                                                                                  this training was organized as part of the skill development programme carried out by the organization, which focuses on providing career oriented training to the young visually challenge persons for making them socially and economically self reliant.Enrolled 30 Users,including 5 trainers and 25 visually challenged,the training on safe independent mobility with SmartCane has been integrated with this programme.

                                                                                  • SmartCane training workshop at Kerala Federation of the Blind(KFB) in Kottayam.

                                                                                    Venue: Kottayam.
                                                                                    2015-03-03

                                                                                    Enrolled 36 Users,including 6 trainers and 30 visually challenged persons,training on methodologies of safe independent mobility, including practical hands-on experience.

                                                                                    • SmartCane training workshop with members of AICFB at Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu.

                                                                                      Venue: Tamil Nadu
                                                                                      2015-03-01

                                                                                      A training workshop on safe independent mobility with SmartCane was held at Nagercoil, Tamil Nadu during a national level chess tournament for persons with visual impairment conducted by all India Chess Federation for the Blind.Enrolled 60 Users,4 SmartCanes were also provided to the meritorious players with established mobility need.

                                                                                      • Safe independent mobility workshop at Blind Welfare Association,Amrawati

                                                                                        Venue: Amrawati
                                                                                        2015-03-01

                                                                                        Enrolled 50 Users,who consisted of special educators, school students and women pursuing vocational courses at the organisation. At the end of the workshop, four participants were provided SmartCanes through the donations given by some of the regular funders of the organisation who were also present during this event.

                                                                                        • SmartCane Training Workshop at St. Stephenís College, Delhi University

                                                                                          Venue: Delhi
                                                                                          2015-02-03

                                                                                          The workshop was attended by visually challenged students from various colleges of Delhi University.Efforts are currently being made to provide SmartCanes under our subsidy scheme to those participants who are unable to directly purchase this device.

                                                                                          • Events:Training on safe independent mobility at Score Foundation.

                                                                                            Venue: IITD
                                                                                            2014-12-03

                                                                                            A workshop on safe independent mobility was carried out at Score Foundation, which is an organization working towards inclusion and empowerment of persons with visual impairment. The workshop was organized as part of the annual skill development programme carried out by the organization for providing career oriented training to the young visually impaired persons, and making them socially and economically self reliant,the participants were provided an in-depth understanding of fundamental concepts of mobility and navigating in different social settings with the help of SmartCane.The workshop received a highly positive response and discussions are ongoing to incorporate it in the training curriculum of the organization, as well as to provide SmartCane devices to the participants in an affordable manner.

                                                                                            • Awareness and Trainers 'cum Users' Training Workshops at National Federation for the Blind,Guwahati.

                                                                                              Venue: Guwahati.
                                                                                              2014-11-29

                                                                                              Guwahati has joined as a channel partner in SmartCane dissemination for making SmartCanes available in the eastern states of our country.Enrolled 50 Users.

                                                                                              • SmartCane training workshop in Kolkata at Ramakrishna Mission Blind Boys Academy.

                                                                                                Venue: Kolkata
                                                                                                2014-11-20

                                                                                                Enrolled 60 Users,who included mobility trainers, future special educators and visually impaired students from Blind Boys Academy. At first, a group of prospective trainers were trained on the methodologies of safe independent mobility, followed by a practical hands-on exercise wherein they successfully trained the students in mobility with SmartCane under the supervision of the master trainers. After completion of this training, many students showed interest in obtaining the device for their day to day use and mentioned lack of purchasing power. Efforts are being made to raise donations from local philanthropic organizations to ensure that the technologies reach the deserving candidates.

                                                                                                • Awareness Session in Kurukshetra University,

                                                                                                  Venue: Kurukshetra
                                                                                                  2014-10-27

                                                                                                  the Smartcane team conducted an awareness session at the Department of Special Education in Kurukshetra University. The session included future special educators, users and staff members who were very keen to know about the enhanced mobility due to the device.Enrolled 20 Users,and Special thanks to Professor Sushama Verma for her guidance throughout the session.

                                                                                                  • Awareness cum Training Workshop in New Delhi at Jamia Milia Islamia University,

                                                                                                    Venue: New Delhi
                                                                                                    2014-08-30

                                                                                                    The attendees were the B. Ed and M. Ed class, Faculty of Teachersí Training and Education, and students with visual impairment. Thirty two future special educators were trained at the workshop. Moreover, One SmartCane device was given to Gajendra Kumar Yadav, a Jamia student, in the lieu of Urdu translation service by students for the trainers handbook.

                                                                                                    • SmartCane Trainers' cum Users' Training Workshop,IITD

                                                                                                      Venue: IITD
                                                                                                      2014-08-25

                                                                                                      Enrolled 25 Users,The trainers enthusiastically participated in the demonstration and also provided valuable inputs to our researchers.

                                                                                                      • SmartCane Trainers' cum Users' Training Workshop,IITD

                                                                                                        Venue: IITD
                                                                                                        2014-06-20

                                                                                                        National Association for Blind, Raipur added as a new channel partner for SmartCane dissemination in and around the state of Chhattisgarh. NAB trainers were trained to impart SmartCane training.

                                                                                                        • SmartCane Trainers'cum Users' Training Workshop at Blind Welfare Council,Dahod, Gujarat

                                                                                                          Venue: Gujarat
                                                                                                          2014-06-19

                                                                                                          Enrolled 5 trainers and 4 users in using the SmartCane device.Dahod has joined as a channel partner and is committed to make SmartCane available to the people in Dahod as well as the surrounding regions, for promoting Safe and Independent mobility.

                                                                                                          • User Training Program at NAB: Organised By : Assistech & Saksham Trust,Delhi

                                                                                                            Venue: Delhi
                                                                                                            2014-05-26

                                                                                                            Enrolled 17 Users.

                                                                                                            • Third Trainer's Workshop on "Safe & Independent Mobility with SmartCane",IIT Delhi

                                                                                                              Venue: IIT Delhi
                                                                                                              2014-03-06

                                                                                                              Organised By : Saksham Trust at Mitra Jyothi

                                                                                                              • Second Trainer's Workshop on "Safe & Independent Mobility with SmartCane",Mumbai

                                                                                                                Venue: Mumbai
                                                                                                                2014-03-04

                                                                                                                Organized By: Saksham Trust at Xavier's Resource Centre for the Visually Challenged

                                                                                                                • First Trainer's Workshop on "Safe & Independent Mobility with SmartCane",New Delhi

                                                                                                                  Venue: New Delhi
                                                                                                                  2014-02-28

                                                                                                                  Organized By: Saksham Trust at National Association for the Blind