The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi has extended the lockdown till 3th May. This is a great initiative to break the chain of COVID-19.
People who are living with disabilities are searching for different activities that can keep them busy during this lockdown. There are many online initiatives started for people with disabilities, and one of them is the ‘Talenteers' hosted by Simran Chawla, who is visually impaired and Miss Princess India 2016-17.
'Talenteers' is an online talent show where people with disabilities can easily showcase their photos and videos which will be later posted on Facebook and Instagram. The post which gets the highest likes wins. Respectively, the winner of the contest will get a cash price of 800 INR, first runner up 500 INR and the second runner up get 300 INR.
Talenteers is an online talent hunter. In India, many people living with disabilities are so talented and do many amazing things but unfortunately, there are is a lack of opportunities for them. 'Talenteers' is a great platform for these talented differently-abled people.
Sirman Chawla said "I wanted to do something for people with disabilities during this lockdown period. So I decided to do it online, as that is the ideal platform and people can do it from the comfort of their homes. Let disabled people come forward and showcase their talents."
The venture has already over 35 people who have applied for it which includes people with locomotor disabilities, cerebral palsy, autism, and visual impairment.
The participants have to fill up details like their name, age, the introduction of self, location, your talents, ambition in life, disability type along with picture or video and their contact numbers. The last day of sending the videos or photos is 18 April and on the next day 19 April, they will announce the winner.
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