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  • 17
    Apr
    Renewed hope for persons with disabilities - The Hindu | 17 April 2019

    'Career Expo for Persons with Disabilities' organised by Youth4Jobs in association with University of Hyderabad...

  • 14
    Nov
    Businesses in India see benefits of hiring staff with speech and hearing impairments (South China Morning Post | 14 Nov 2018)

    Some businesses are now making their hiring of disabled staff a selling point...

  • 8
    Oct
    Youth4Jobs organizes a corporate sensitization workshop for disability inclusion (National Skills Network | 8 October 2018)

    The dismal employment figures of the disabled in India highlights the fact that it is imperative to create awareness and sensitize employers for giving them suitable jobs.

  • 6
    Oct
    Skilling key to increasing disability presence in the workplace, say experts – (Newzhook | 6 October 2018)

    creating an inclusive atmosphere at the workplace and ensuring greater sensitization among staff members.

  • 22
    Sep
    Inclusion Works By Candice Yacono - September/October 2018 [ SPAN MAGAZINE]

    Hyderabad-based Youth4Jobs trains and helps youth with disabilities with job placement, while encouraging companies build an inclusive workforce.

  • 4
    Aug
    Preventing million mutinies, in their own unique way – The Hindu | 4 August 2018

    SVP India working on creating sustainable livelihoods for social transformation

  • 3
    Aug
    What companies and government are doing to empower persons with disabilities (Economic Times | 3 August 2018)

    India’s largest ecommerce company Flipkart recruiting over 300 differently-abled employees by the end of this year speaks of a growing culture of workplace inclusivity among corporates.

  • 22
    Jun
    INCLUSIVE INDIA, PART I: CHANGING MINDSETS – (AIF Blog | 22 June 2018)

    Shedding some light on the work being done to build the foundations and establish good practices for stable livelihood opportunities for youth with disabilities.

  • 24
    Apr
    FICCI-FLO - Telangana to support women entrepreneurs: Jayesh Ranjan - TelanganaToday | 24th Apr 2018

    Apart from We-Hub, the government is looking at launching three different programmes to promote women-led companies.

  • 25
    Apr
    "Ample opportunities in store for women entrepreneurs" – The Hindu – (APRIL 25, 2018)

    IT Secretary discusses avenues apart from WE-Hub to help aspirants

  • 24
    Feb
    Youth4Jobs: Helping disabled youth stand on their own feet – (New Indian Express| 24 Feb 2018)

    Youth4Jobs helps youth acquire necessary job skills needed to find employment.

  • 24
    Feb
    Youth 4 Jobs, a ray of hope to differently-abled – (HANS India | 24 Feb 2018)

    Youth 4 Jobs (Y4J) founder Gopal Garg said the organisation was established in 2012 and spread to 12 states with 22 training centres to train the differently-abled persons to enable them to get employment in the country.

  • 22
    Feb
    Not Just Art, A Mission Beyond Vision - Mahima Sharma (22 Feb 2018)

    Recently, the courtyard of Government High School for Blind Girls, Malakpet in Hyderabad came alive with colours.

  • 6
    Dec
    Meera Shenoy of Youth4jobs wins National Award for Placing Disabled Youth in Jobs - DECEMBER 6, 2017 BY MAHIMA SHARMA for Different Truths

    Meera's NGO Youth4Jobs Foundation has been conferred upon this year's National Award for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) - 2017.

  • 4
    Dec
    Youth4Jobs empowers the disabled with skill-based training and jobs to positively impact thousands across India – BY MADHURI DUBEY - DECEMBER 4, 2017

    When you skill a disabled person and place him or her in a organized sector job, it not only empowers the disabled but also the whole family and the society at large.

  • 03
    Dec
    President Presents "National Awards for Divyangjan Empowerment -2017" on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    The President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind presented the “National Award for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan)-2017” at a function organized by Department of Empowerment.

  • 16
    Nov
    Youth4Jobs Foundation’s Divyanga Udyogothsavam celebrates the joy of job placements (BY TEAM NSN - NOVEMBER 16, 2017)

    Youth4Jobs celebrated the placements of 400 disabled youth working in various companies at an event organized on 15th November 2017, called Divyanga Udyogothsavam.

  • 28
    Oct
    Employing disabled makes good business sense - My Take by C K Kumarvel, founder of India's 1st inclusive beauty salon – NEWZHOOK | 28 October 2018

    In My Take this week, C K Kumarvel, owner of the Naturals chain of beauty salons, talks to Newz Hook about his new initiative Naturals Enable, India’s first inclusive beauty salon that employs the disabled.

  • 27
    Oct
    Disabled beauticians of an inclusive salon in Chennai inspire – NEWZHOOK | 27 October 2018

    Naturals Enable is a unique salon in Chennai run by men and women with different disabilities such as visually impaired, deaf, burn victim and physically disabled.

  • 27
    Oct
    Impossible Is Nothing for These Differently-Abled Beauticians – The Quint | 27 October 2017

    Differently-abled girls from Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh are breaking stereotypes, and braving all odds to work as beauticians at a popular salon in Chennai.

  • 23
    Oct
    How Meera Shenoy Helped 11500 People With Disability Find Jobs…In Just 5 Years – Mahima Sharma, Women’s Web - OCTOBER 23, 2017

    In India, people with disability are usually pitied, or made fun of. Meera Shenoy however, sees that ability exists in every single person – it is up to us to tap it.

  • 23
    Aug
    How Youth4jobs Is Empowering Disabled Youth in India - Borgen Magazine - JAGRITI MISRA - AUGUST 23, 2017

    Youth4Jobs explores the potential of disabled individuals and turns their disabilities into strength.

  • 12
    Jul
    Your Story – With 11,000 people with disability trained, Youth4Jobs is changing weakness into strength – 12 July 2017

    'Empowerment through disability' is the core philosophy of Youth4Jobs. A strong believer in ability of the disability, the organisation explores the complete potential of disabled individuals, turning what they call 'shortcomings' into strength.

  • 12
    Jul
    Forbes India Blog - What we can learn from people with disabilities - 12 July 2017

    Empowering them and recruiting them in suitable jobs brings out the best in them; they teach the others to be positive and empathetic.

  • 30
    Jun
    Logical Indian | This NGO Is Touching The Lives Of Disabled People Through Skilling And Placing Them – 30 June 2017

    Based out of Hyderabad, Youth4Jobs is skilling linked placement centre for persons with disability which was founded in 2012 by

  • 21
    Jun
    The Hindu – Business Line - Service with a smile, and the best of ability – 21 June 2017

    How Lemon Tree Hotels is scaling up its inclusivity initiative to audacious levels.

  • 19
    Apr
    The Hindu – License to skill: equipping India’s Next Gen – 19 April 2017

    Start-ups showcase their approach to the problem of skill development in the country

  • Innovative Practice 2017 on Employment, Work and Vocational Education and Training (Feb 2017)

    The Youth4Jobs (Y4J) Foundation fighting unemployment from two sides: with training centres and by influencing legal frameworks.

  • 23
    Dec
    The Hindu - Inclusion covers more ground - 23 December 2016

    Not just multinational companies, even smaller operators in Tier-II cities are now keen on mainstreaming people with disabilities.

  • Innovative Practices 2016 on Education and ICT - Vocational training leading directly to jobs in the open labour market (Feb 2016)

    Vocational training leading directly to jobs in the open labour market

  • 23
    Jul
    New India Express – From Can’t to Can – 23 July 2015

  • 14
    Jul
    The Better India – 14 July 2015

    Meera Shenoy and her team at Youth4Jobs has successfully placed persons with disabilities in sectors like automobile, gems and jewelry, manufacturing, gaming, retail, front desk jobs, and many more.

  • 3
    Dec
    The Hindu – Reaching Out – 3 December 2014

    Meera Shenoy shares the vision of Youth4Jobs

  • 3
    Dec
    The Hindu – Story of Hope Continues – 3 December 2014

    ‘Select for competency, not out of compassion’ has been the mantra of Youth4Jobs which seeks to empower disabled youth to be independent

  • 29
    Aug
    Stanford Social Innovation Review – 29 August 2013

    CPDL demonstrates a scalable public-private partnership model that trains disabled youth and links them to jobs in the organized sector.

  • 22
    Jun
    Forbes India – 22 June 2013

    How to Empower Young Girls in India

  • 19
    Oct
    The Hindu – Businessline- Retail outlets hiring differently-abled – 19 October 2012

    Celebrity hair stylist Jawed Habib is launching a new format salon, HairYoga, this Diwali but with a difference. The hair and head massage salon will only employ persons with disabilities (PWDs).

  • Channel Six Article (CPDL) – Transforming Lives – March 2012

    Meera Shenoy works with the differently abled youth and helps them find jobs

  • 10
    Sep
    Harvard Business Review - 10 September 2010

    Workers with Disabilities Solve Company’s Talent Crisis

  • Linking Youth with disability to Jobs - Plan India Newsletter

    Youth4Jobs arranges chess matches between HR of IT companies and the blind. Inevitably the blind boy wins and the IT employer is sensitised.

  • 30
    Nov
    Live Mint – The disabled break prejudice barrier to enter workforce – 30 November 2010

    It is difficult for a disabled to earn a living, but some determined people are helping to change that.

  • 22
    June
    How To Empower Young Girls in India - Forbes India Magazine

    Economic empowerment of young girls is neglected in India. A study by strategic philanthropic foundation Dasra—Empowering Adolescent Girls in India—corroborates

  • 29
    Aug
    Youth 4 Jobs featured in Stanford Social Innovation Review

    The ambitious vision of the CPDL is to make inclusive employment of people with disabilities the norm in Indian companies. The organization was jointly founded in 2010 by Youth4Jobs

  • 10
    2011
    Linking Youth with disability to Jobs - Plan India Newsletter

    Classes are interactive, with skits, games and songs

  • 2012
    Mar
    Transforming Lives - Channel Six (March '2012)

    The youth trooping into the lane on the upmarket Road No. 36 of Jubilee Hills look different from the yuppie nerds who sip coffee in the nearby Barista and cafe coffee day.

  • 19
    Jan
    Physically Challenged Youth Land Bank Jobs- Indian Express (Jan '2011)

    A BCom graduate from Osmaina university,she has got a job with HDFC Bank.

  • 2011
    Nov
    Tapping into the hidden strength - Indian Express (Nov '2011)

    that does not necessarily render them unfit in a professional environment.

  • 1
    Dec
    A can do attitude - Hindu
    (Dec '2010)

    A group of differently abled girls getting trained for the tele calling jobs are making a new beginning.

  • 1
    2012
    The Disabled break Prejudice Barrier to enter workforce - Mint epaper

    It's difficult for the disabled to earn a living .

  • 2
    Feb
    From disability to living their dreams - Rediff.com

    The story of a bleak beginning, difficult childhood and uncertain future; of traversing the long path towards becoming confident, financially independent young women.

  • 3
    Dec
    Can and able - Times of India (Dec '2012)

    Subhash Chuttar had a life-altering experience 26 years ago.

  • 20
    Oct
    Retail outlets begin hiring differently-abled - Hindu (Oct '2012)

    Organised players are trying to make their retail outlets or malls disabled friendly.