Social Impact of proposed CSR investment: Why PwD empowerment is important for the country Social Impact

Family level

  • Shift from PwD being perceived as a burden to a financially independent asset / resource.

For the PwD

  • Self Confidence
  • Dignity & self-respect
  • Financial independence
  • Continuous learning
  • Skill enhancement
  • Career progression

Community level

  • Inclusion & Mainstreaming of PwD’s @ work.
  • Appreciate abilities of PwD’s.

Nation Level

  • Creation of a new contributing PwD economy.
  • Mainstreaming PwD employment

PwD Demography

  • PwD Population:26.8 million PwD (As per Census 2011)
  • 70 % are in Rural areas
  • 52% are illiterate
  • 26.8 Mn PwD population is spread across 29 states, 600 districts and 6 lakh villages in India

Livelihood Landscape

  • 13.4 million PwD’s: in the employable age of 15-59 years
  • 14.6 million PwD’s are Literate
  • Approximately 9.9 million PwD’s are potential candidates for vocational training & employment
  • PwD employment can add up to Rs 10,000 crores (USD $1.50 Billion) every year to the Indian economy.

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