Mr. Paul Muddha
Mr. Paul Muddha is the recipient of National Award received from His Excellency, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam in 2004 for best employee among the disabled in the country and for social service. He was also conferred the Governor's Award in 2002 by the Karnataka Government for his services to the society.
Being orphan and vision impaired, he had to struggle at every stage of his life before becoming a manager in a nationalized bank. After a long struggle in school, he faced difficulty in getting admission to the college because of financial problems and visual impairedness.
He was also denied a MBA seat in the Bangalore University. He had to struggle to secure his basic right of education, running pillar to post and representing his case to the Chancellor of University, Chief Minister and the Governor of the State. Ultimately, he became the first vision impaired student to complete the MBA course from Bangalore University. His success motivated many vision impaired persons to get admission for pursuing higher education in the Bangalore University.
Mr. Shrimannanarayan B. G.
Mr. Shrimannanarayan B. G. has a strong academic and educational background. He has earned several higher level qualifications including four Masters degrees and a number of diplomas. He continues his involvement in education, acting as a visiting professor at law colleges, university colleges and for various MBA students.
He is presently employed as a conciliation officer in the Department of Labour in the State Government of Karnataka.
In 2009, Mr. Narayan was honoured by Her Excellency Prathibha Devisingh Patil, the President of India, with an Award in the Disabled Category.
Mr. K. G. Mohan,
Mr. K. G. Mohan, is highly educated and has undertaken several courses to teach the visually challenged.
He has also undergone stenography training and currently works for State Bank of India.