Harish Kumar

A Specially Abled Person without any disability of Attitude

Was born with absence of right limb below elbow joint. Did his schooling from a reputed school in Dehradun. Went ahead to do M SC from IIT – Roorkee & M Tech from IIT Delhi. Worked in Telecom Sector for ~ 17 years in which duration he rose from an Engineer to a General Manager through sheer hard work & determination. Without any formal training in any driving school he mastered the art of driving a car WITHOUT ANY MODIFICATIONS in the year 1998.

Bought his first car (Hyundai Santro) in 1999 & second car (Tata Safari) in 2007. In 2012 he left his flourishing career in Telecom to undertake his passion for driving & to do something for the people with disabilities. He created a new National Record 2013 by being the first Physically Challenged person in the country to successfully complete a solo All India Driving Expedition covering 15,963 kms across 28 states & 7 union territories in 29 days 6 hours & 20 minutes (http://www.limcabookofrecords.in/adventure/33.aspx). The following year he undertook & successfully completed the Golden Quadrilateral Expedition (Ahmedabad – Delhi – Kolkatta – Chennai – Mumbai – Ahmedabad) covering ~ 6,000 kms in 129 hours. This is expected to feature in Limca Book of Records 2014.

Launched Ability on Wheels on 3rd December 2013 (World Disability Day) with an aim of promoting & providing mobility services to physically challenged people

ABILITY ON WHEELS is effort to encourage the people with disabilities (PWDs) to take a big leap towards leading a normal life by being able to drive on their own.

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