Arun C. Rao
For the past 18 years, Mr. Arun C. Rao has been closely involved with the deaf community; he himself father to a deaf child. In 1996 he launched "The Deaf Way" a monthly publication for the Indian deaf community. In 1997, he was on the working group of research on Indian Sign language culminating in creation of a comprehensive dictionary of ISL.
Among his many other accomplishments, Mr. Rao currently assumes management of five centres across the country which include staff, management, and faculty that are completely deaf.