Welcome to State Disability and Information Centre- SWABHIMAN
The need for an independent organization capable of providing information relating to any aspect of disABILITY was the subject of discussion to this that a Disability Information & Resource Centre, SWABHIMAN, came up. SWABHIMAN believes that a healthy society must be an inclusive society.The Government's commitment to secure comprehensive and enforceable civil rights for disabled people is a necessary part of creating that inclusive society. To underline the fact that persons with disability are also productive element and equal partners in society SWABHIMAN was born on 1st of December 2001. Subsequently it evolved become the lead organization is all about working towards self-determination, equal opportunities and self-respect of the disABLED people. Ascertaining accessibility that covers a wide spectrum of needs - Physical, Mental, Architectural, Travel, Educational, Vocational recreational...
Persons with disability are equal partners in all respects and all fields.
To strengthen the disability movement through research, training, advocacy, and public education for full and equal participation of persons with disabilities in the country's mainstream.
We have a state level office and also work with like minded partners and member organisations through networking. Currently, we are a state level nodal organisation with a consortium of organisations of Persons With Disabilities (Orissa State Disability Network-OSDN). Our role is to provide a forum for sharing experiences and exchange of information. We facilitate member organisation to work together on common issues affecting persons with disabilities in the state.