Wipro receives Helen Keller awards

Written by Press Trust of India | Bangalore | Updated: Dec 15 2013, 04:20am hrs
IT major Wipro today said it has been recognised as a role model organisation and honoured with the Helen Keller award.

It also said the National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP) also conferred the 15th Hellen Keller Award to Wipro employee Ankit Rajiv Jindal.

Instituted in 1999, the NCPEDP-Shell Helen Keller awards every year honours individuals or organisations who are working towards helping people with disabilities and help them find positions of equality and dignity at the workplace.

On its employee Jindal, on whom Hellen Keller Award was bestowed, the company said he is the first marketing manager with visual impairment at Wipro and was hired from Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University in 2011.