“ We would like to dedicate this honour to sections of society, who understood and helped us bring change in the way education functions and are perceived. ”
“ It is our belief that forums like these help in proliferating our initiatives to a wide audience and in promoting larger national interests. ”
“ The jury process was very organised and just the opportunity to present to a jury of that kind of eminence was a pleasure - winning was an icing on the cake! ”
“ This honour is an invitation to our partners to commit and to offer our best to the least of the society through Homelink / Missing Children Search Network program. ”
“ Nasscom Social Innovation Forum has helped us in achieving visibility and had a really positive impact. ”
“ The visibility that this award has created for us and the support and connects that it has generated is sincerely appreciated! ”
“ NSIF has provided us the much needed platform to take our idea to the world. ”
aarogya.com aims to be India’s leading comprehensive health information portal. The site has sections, which cover almost all the medical specialties and give useful information on various diseases. To enhance its reach, the content is available in Indian languages too. They are the first health website to introduce online support groups. Addiction support and epilepsy support are examples of some very active and vibrant communities.
Post NSIF, aarogya.com collaborated with other groups like Wake Up Pune to enhance its effectiveness, supported Networks of Positive People in information dissemination and many more activities. The most satisfying of these has been the creation of vivah.aarogya.com.
It is a matrimonial service for people suffering from epilepsy, cancer, HIV and other special needs, where efforts are made to address their loneliness and assist them in their quest for social acceptance. aarogya.com continues to bring under its cover more aspects of society that need to be addressed in better ways