Dipendra Manocha has worked as an advocate for people with print disabilities for the past 25 years. He is the Founder and Managing Trustee of Saksham and worked as Director (Developing Countries) with Daisy Consortium, a network of over 100 global organisations registered in Zurich, Switzerland. The organisation is dedicated to ending the book famine for people with print disabilities. He is also President of the National Association for the Blind in Delhi. He has received numerous awards, including a National Award for contributions to community development in the area of disability and two President’s Awards.