Atma Nirbhar – Ek Challenge (ANEC)

It is an economic rehabilitation and empowerment project for the disabled (estd. 1996). ‘Atma Nirbhar – Ek Challenge’ means, ‘Self Reliance – A Challenge’.

There are very few employment opportunities for the unskilled disabled persons in developing countries like India. ‘Atma Nirbhar – Ek Challenge’ shows that, given due consideration an facilities, the disabled can become productive and contributing members of society.


Equal opportunities for the disabled, a fairer and a greener world.

  • Implement sustainable employment projects for the disabled
  • Improve quality of life of the marginalized, living in residential welfare institutions.
  • Take small steps to make our world a better and greener place.
  • The NCPEDP – Helen Keller Award - in 2000 from Mrs. Sonia Gandhi
  • The National Award for the Welfare of Persons with disabilities - in 2004 from President Dr. APJ Kalam
  • The Chief Minister’s Best Community Action Award for Development - in 2012