The Manthan Awards
On 2nd December 2015, SmartCane received the Mathan Award. Manthan Award is a first of its kind initiative to discover, recognise and honour the BEST use of ICT and digital tools for developmental purposes. The Award is less about technology and digital media but more about the right use of digital and technological tools to empower people.
SmartCane has received the National Award from the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment under the category of “Best Applied Research/Innovation/Product Development Aimed at Improving the Life of Persons with Disabilities”. The award was presented by the Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley on 3rd December at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi.
On this occasion, Saksham was also awarded as the best institution for providing inclusive education to the children and persons with disabilities.