9th edition of Blind Man Car Rally in Mumbai
2015 Blind Man Car Rally event offered an unique experience to participants, wherein drivers will be helped by visually impaired navigators. The rally route was mapped out in Braille. Flagged off from NSCI, Worli, on February 8th, 2015, visually impaired navigators assisted driver’s for a 50 kilometer drive.
2015 Blind Man Car Rally was flagged off by designer, social worker and politician, Shaina NC, singer Shibani Kashyap, and Ad Film Director, Prahlad Kakkar. The family event creates general awareness about the day to day challenges faced by the visually impaired. Funds raised will be used for social causes. Car 83 used a Swachh Bharat theme. For the rally, Round Table India worked in association with Sportscraft, and sponsor, United Phosphorous Ltd. (UPL).
At the start of the month, NRT83, Nagpur chapter of Round Table India organised Blindman’s Car Rally 2015. 100 visually challenged men and women navigated cars in a pre-selected city circuit. This was the second edition of Blind Man’s Car Rally in Nagpur. The charity event strives to increase awareness about challenges faced by the visually impaired. Sudhir Mungantiwar, Cabinet minister of finance and planning, and forest departments in Maharshtra Government flagged off the rally, which was organised in association with IIFL Pvt Wealth Management and Gyan Jyoti Niwasi Andh Vidhylaya, Hingna, Nagpur for the Blind.