Sarthak journey of thousand miles started with a preliminary step. A step of inclusion, empowerment and financial independence. Realizing the need of awareness towards disability sensitivity lays the foundation stone of Sarthak Educational Trust. This flame of inclusion was ignited on July 04, 2008 with a motive to bring economic independence to the lives of persons with disabilities. The journey began in New Delhi with 8 visually impaired candidates and instilled lights in the life of 12,500 persons with disabilities PAN India.
On July 21, 2018, Sarthak commemorated this drive at India Islamic Cultural center, New Delhi in the presence of initial supporters, mentors, key contributors of disability sector, PwD achievers and esteemed guests from renowned corporate houses.
The ceremony initiated with address note from Honorable Minister Sh Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Industry and Commerce & Civil Aviation followed by the golden words from Sarthak mentor & Guru, Padma Bhushan Dr. MB Athreya, focusing on need of similar wave of inclusivity in rural India.
The 2-hour celebration of 10 years journey was a complete package for new guidelines, future plan of action, and new synergies to build mainstreaming of persons with disabilities. Sarthak event across locations concluded with a pledge to reach and extend services to maximum beneficiaries by reaching rural India and serving equality to all.