Prof S C Handa
Prof S. C. Handa is the founder of Roorkee School for the Deaf, now known as Anushruti Academy for the Deaf (AAD), established IIT Roorkee in 1989. The academy provides excellent quality education to deaf children. He developed many new innovative teaching methodologies and teaching aids including assistive devices for deaf children. He was also involved in the formulation of Government schemes for differently abled and poor persons. Prof. Handa has received many National and International Awards, including the prestigious National Award of 1998 for being one of the Best individuals serving the disabled.