National Abilympic Association of India (NAAI)


The word Abilympics has been coined from Abilities and Olympics. Abilympics is not sports but are vocational skills competition which showcases the ability of the disabled. Such competitions promote the development of various vocational shills and inculcate self-confidence among persons with disabilities.

Abilympics were initiated in India by the Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust. Later it became the nodal agency of NAAI.  

Objectives :

  • To discover and nurture the talents of persons with disabilities
  • To promote national and international friendships through exchange of knowledge and programmes
  • To ensure involvement of governments and states in the affairs of citizens with disability
  • To stimulate the desired of persons with disabilities to participate in economic activities of the society
  • To promote exposure to latest development in technology and their skills. The Indian contingent participated in 7th & 8th International Abilympics also in Japan & Seoul (Korea) respectively.

NAAI hosted the 6th International Abilympics in Delhi in November, 2003.

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Glimpses of Basket Ball Clinic at Amar Jyoti, inaugurated by the hon'ble  Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Thawar Chand Gehlot ji

Department of Disability Affairs,  Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment organized ‘Samarth’ 2014 Celebrating Diversity .  The event showcased the abilities of persons with disability from all over the country  at Siri Fort Auditorium , New Delhi on 15-16 January, 2014.

Students of Amar Jyoti School,  
Gwalior won 3rd prize in the National  
Programme of dance and music.

The students of Amar Jyoti School, Delhi performed ‘Salute to Life’ – a soul stirring dance ballet in the inaugural function of ‘Samarth’ in the presence of Smt. Sonia Gandhi, Chairperson, UPA and Kumari Selja, Hon’ble Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment.

Amar Jyoti School & Rehabilitation Centre, Gwalior received  recognition on 26th January, 2014 from the Collector & District Magistrate, Gwalior for  meritorious services being offered to children and persons with disabilities.

With the support of department of Disability Affairs, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment,  National Abilympic Association of India with Amar Jyoti as a nodal agency organized  Regional Abilympics in all the five zones :

East Zone  - held at Bhubaneshwar  from August 1-3, 2013

Contestants  -  250 

        Events  -    32   

West Zone – held at Ahmedabad from November 21-23, 2013

Contestants – 368

Events - 

North Zone – Amar Jyoti Chairtable Trust, New Delhi from

October 10-12, 2013

Contestants – 356

      Events -  33

South Zone – Chennai – December 6-7, 2013

Contestants  with escorts -  707

         Events -    29

Central Zone – held at Amar Jyoti School & Rehabilitation Centre from December 19-21, 2013

Contestants – 273

      Events -  33

Regional Abilympics - North Zone  were held at Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust from October 10-12, 2013.  

356 participants with disabilities took part in 33 Vocational, Leisure & Living  skills contests.  The event was inaugurated by Kumari Selja,  Hon’ble Minister,   Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India.  Mrs. Sheila Dikshit, Hon’ble Chief Minister of NCT, Delhi was the Chief Guest at the Valedictory function. The abilympics was supported by Department of Disability Affairs (MSJ&E).

A few glimpses of courage :

Regional Abilympics

It is proposed to hold the Regional Abilympics in different parts of the country with support from Department of Disability Affairs, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment , Government of India.  The schedule of events is given below : 



Host Agency 


Contact person                   

Contact Details



Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust, Delhi

October 10-12, 2013

Ms. Trilochan Dhillon

09871547777, 011-46866200


Blind People’s Association, Ahmedabad 

November 21-23, 2013 

Ms. Tejal Shah

09426356737, 079-26302840


Vidya Sagar, Chennai

December 6-7, 2013

Ms. Vijayshree Ramesh




Amar Jyoti School & Rehabilitation Centre, Gwalior                  

December 19-21, 2013    

Mr. Vivek Tuli



To register in North Zone please click on Registration Forms. 


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Kumari Selja , Hon’ble Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment has kindly consented to inaugurate the event on October 10, 2013 at Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust, Karkar Dooma, Delhi - 110092.

Shanta Memorial Rehabilitation Centre, Bhubaneswar have already organised the event for Eastern Zone from August 1-3, 2013.


Amar Jyoti School children participated in the Ninth Inter School Computer Festival organised by Very Special Arts India and won several medals.

Our institution has started a new activity for school children on Potter wheel. 

Enjoying the potter’s wheel

Making Diyas for Diwali

Art & Craft  Unit is also making new items

Mecrum Dori Coasters

Penstand of hardboard & cloth




New Building of Amar Jyoti School & Rehabilitation Centre in Gwalior

New Building of Amar Jyoti School & Rehabilitation Centre in Gwalior – The school has shifted to the new building which is more spacious and has different wings for all activities,  The building is totally barrier-free and has all the necessary infrastructure for inclusive education, medical care and skill development.

Students with Science Project models   

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, former President of India interacting with students at Amar Jyoti  School in Delhi

Rotary Club of Pune Ganeshkhind has been working in collaboration with Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust for promotion of inclusive education and holistic approach to rehabilitation.

Exploring  the possibility of inclusive education in Jamshedpur with the members of Rotary Club.


Our Founder& Managing Secretary was honoured with the GR8! Women Award, 2013 at a function held at Mumbai for her special achievements in the field of education.

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Amar Jyoti signed three MOUs  with the following :-

1.Global Rainbow Foundation (GRF), Mauritius- October, 2012

2.Mauritius Institute of  Education  - December, 2012

3.The Training and Employment of Disabled Persons Board  - January, 2013 (Under the aegis of  Ministry of Social  Security, National Solidarity  and Reforms Institutions,  Mauritius)

As a part of MOU with Global Rainbow Foundation, Mauritius, Amar Jyoti organized a 10 day certificate course on ‘Understanding Learning Difficulties’ with 25 teachers and professionals from Mauritius.  It was specially designed to meet their requirement.  The programme was inaugurated by H.E Dr. A. K. Jagessur, GOSK,  High Commissioner, Mauritius High Commission, New Delhi on  11.2.2013.

On 11.1.2013 Amar Jyoti Institute of Physiotherapy (University of Delhi)

Celebrated Annual Day and Convocation.  Prof. Malashri Lal, Dean Academic Activities & Projects, University of Delhi was the Chief Guest.      

Amar Jyoti celebrated it’s 31st Annual Day on 1.1.2013. Mrs. Stuti Kacker,

Secretary, Department of Disability Affairs under Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment was the Chief Guest.

As an outcome of Satyamev Jayate there have been several queries and visits of people for replicating the concept of inclusion.

The guidelines for the same have been published in a book and a film titled – Inclusion – “The Amar Jyoti Way”

Amar Jyoti students performed at CBR World Congress, Agra on 26.11.2012

Break the Barrier International team performed at Amar Jyoti on 20.11.2012

Come, Make a Difference!

Venue: Connaught Place (Inner Circle), New Delhi

Date: February 01, 2015, Time: 6:00 to 9:00AM

Students of Amar Jyoti School will be participating in “Raahgiri Day for persons with disability”. They will demonstrate an inclusive Basket ball game on Wheel Chair and a Cultural item-Unity in diversity’ between 06:00 a.m to 09:00 a.m. The event is organized by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities,  Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India.

Amar Jyoti in collaboration with Choice International (U.K) is organizing a two day workshop to promote Basketball on Wheelchair on 8th and 9th of December 2014. The coaches are from Australia, US and Nepal.

                          For Registrations

Kindly Contact : Ishpreet Kaur (+919811953950)