Core Team

Kabir Siddiqui

Founder, Managing Secretary

With his vast experience in radio and television journalism, production, programming and direction, He also worked Delhi Doordarshan, All India Radio & UN projects “He has been actively involved in the work related with the Persons with disability He led a team of professionals for ‘Navshikhar’, a channel dedicated to the disability conducted by Rehabilitation council of India (Statutory body of MSJ&E Govt of India), in collaboration with Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) & Media Lab Asia (MLA). He has also won awards and accolades for his documentaries respectively ‘Sparsh’, a critically acclaimed documentary on deaf blindness helped him win ‘We Care Film Fest Award’ in 2009. After having spent two and a half decades, Mr. Kabir continues to work tirelessly with the sole objective of empowering the persons with special needs and making a difference in their live.

Vikas Sharma

DIRECTOR, STRATEGY AND COMMUNICATIONS

With over 16 years of dedicated experience in planning and executing marketing and communication strategies for brands of national and international repute, Vikas Sharma specializes in creating effective integrated PR campaigns that deliver results. is passions include organizing corporate and lifestyle events, hosting interactive quiz contests for kids and general audience and conducting workshops on various topics. With a keen interest in giving back to the society, Vikas indulges himself in supporting various causes, especially linked to disability, rehabilitation and education sectors. In addition to providing ssistance through his professional skills, he dedicates his time working with many NGOs on ground through events and workshops and through live sessions on social media, spreading awareness over different topics of relevance. Currently in Australia, Vikas is producing and hosting a community radio show which is creating a differentiated platform for ndian and Other South Asian Communities, covering relevant issues, showcase empowering stories, share news and topics around daily lives in Canberra.

The show, aptly named 'ACT Desi', broadcasts at 8.30 pm on 2XX FM 98.3 and is also available 'on demand' on the link https://www.2xxfm.org.au/Form/programdetail/?act-desi

Editorial Board

Dr. Renu Malaviya

Chief Editor
International E-Journal of
Disability Studies,
Special Education and
Rehabilitation’, Associate
Professor of Lady Irwin
College, University of Delhi

Dr. Preeti Khanna

Editor
National Association for
the Blind, New Delhi

Dr Ruchika S. Mittal

Editor
Consultant Audiologist &
Speech Language
Pathologist at Army
Hospital Research &
Referral

Mr Rajesh Trivedi

Editor
Skill Council for Persons
with Disability
Ex-Programme
Officer at Rehabilitation
Council of India

Mr Parul Sharma

Editor
Inclusive City Planning
and Accessibility Expert

Management Team

Mrs. Shireen Siddiqui

Managing Partner

Ms. Nooreen Ahmed

Co-Founder

Mr. Sajjad Ahmed

Co-Founder

Dr . Abdullah Siddiqui

Head Resource Management

Advisory Bord

Dr. Hemlata

Head of Advisory Board
Director at National
Centre for Disability
Studies, IGNOU

S.N.Gowsomi

Senior Technocrat

Prof. R.B.L.Soni

Professor Department of
Elementary
Education N.C.E.R.T,
New Delhi

Mr. R.P.Sharma

Senior Audiologist &
Speech Pathologist

Mr. Rakesh Dhasmana

CEO, Aims Media

Mr. Gaurav Takkar

Sr. Research Scientist
Digital India Corporation
(govt.of India)

Mrs. Mridul Singh

Founder Secretary
Koshish
Special School

Col. Pradeep Kapoor

General Secretary
Volunteers for the
Blind Foundation

Technical Team

Kishor Rawat

Sr. Cameraperson

Kuldeep Chauhan

Cameraman

Nitin Mehra

Still Photographer

Ahbay Trivedi

Head Resource Management

Balram Jha

Web Designer

Manjeet Mahato

Graphic Designer

Bhawna Goyal

Graphic Designer &
Video Editor