Engage Disability is not a single organization but a coalition of societies, denominations, churches, and individuals working together toward being and growing an inclusive church of people with disabilities.Engage disability is organizing an essay competition. This competition is conducted each year in memory of Late Sh. Madanlal Khandelwal, an ardent supporter of the visually impaired.

Junior Group Up to 25 years English “Continued Relevance of Braille in the World”
Hindi “Vishwa Mai Braille Kee Satat Prasangikta”
Senior Group Above 25 years English “How Can We Be Effective Advocates for Our Own Empowerment”?
Hindi “Hum Apne Sashaktikaran Ke Liye Prabhavi Dhang Se Kis Tarah Satark Rah Sakte Hai.”



Essays can be written in Hindi/English or any other Indian language approved by the Confederation for the purpose.

  1. Essays should be written by Braille slate or Braille typewriter.  Computerized Braille shall not be accepted.
  2. Maximum length of the essay for junior group should be between 600-800 wordsand for senior group between 800-1000 words, inclusive of applicant’s name, age, address phone number and topic of the essay.
  3. The Competition carries certificates and three cash prizes of  8000, 5,000 and 3,000 for junior group and Rs. 10,000, 7,000 and 4,000 for senior group. 
  4. The essays must be completely original in nature.
  5. The essays shall be examined by reputed persons and their decision shall be final and binding for all.
  6. For determining the best three entries in each group in each language, the following shall be kept in mind:
    1. Content
    2. Language and style
    3. Braille proficiency and neatness