Aditya Mehta, Differently abled First Indian Para Cyclist who rehabilitated over 1000 CRPF and BSF Jawans injured in line of duty.
Indian first Pra cyclist Aditya Mehta is an above-knee Amputee. Aditya Mehta is working with the Border security force (BSF). who are physically disabled.
Mehta wants to do something for the Jawans who lost their body parts on the border. He is giving training and preparing them for the 2024 and 2028 Paralympic Games.
He was the first Indian Para cyclist who trackway 160 Km ride a day. He forefront a group of 30 Indian Para cyclist riding from Kashmir to Kanyakumari.
Adity was born in a Gujrati family and settled in Hyderabad, Adity Mehta was an successful entrepreneur and was doing his best, but a horrific accident changed his life.
He was in his Bullet Motor Bike, while a bus crashed into him and moved over his leg. This was a major turnover of his life, but the spirit of doing something he started work and help for Knee-amputee.
Aditya was eagerly working for the disabled who lost their legs. He is a champion and a silver Medalist in scouting for para talent from across the country, he raises funds by conducting events and spreading awareness for the athletes who were unearthing grassroots.
Aditya trace and work for below Knee-amputee from all over India and motivate them for the sport. This work is appreciated and supported by the Border Security Force (BSF).
Since 2013 this movement takes a ride and from Kashmir to Kanyakumari and the whole team of Adity take part. In between the ride, they also compiled a list of Institute that works for Physical Disabilities.
Aditya team visited the school and see how the Institue is working for the disabled. How they motivate the children, that they can also do desired things in life.
Aditya motivate and introduce the children to Harinder Singh who was a Jawan on the border and lost his leg, he started working in the BSF canteen, later he meets Aditya at counselling and training camp at Gandhinagar, Gujrat.
And from there, he was inspired by Adiya. He was a para cyclist and won Bronze Medal in Para-cycling Championship in 2017 and 2018.
Adity also is joined by BSF Jawan and Asian Para-Cycling Championship Bronze Medalist, Gurulal Singh.
ADITYA MEHTA FOUNDATION (AMF)
Aditya Mehta Foundation is a non-profit organization in Secunderabad, Telangana. This foundation is to aid people with disabilities to pursue sports while providing self-sustenance.
This foundation is started in 2013, and slowly it gets famous and helped by many Knee-amputee and spans every corner of the nation.
This foundation raises funds by organizing events, Scout out training among the disabled. The organization gives counselling to the disabled and motivates. And check in which sports are good for them and are where they are taking an interest.
The organization works for civilians as well as finding the talent available in Central Armed Police Forces (BSF, CRPF, and ITBP) who are disabled at the time of duty.
The trust also helps Knee-amputee, who were not able to take part in athletics because they do not have Artificial limbs and wheelchairs. The trust manages yearly two persons to provide equipment for needed.
These types of equipment are very expensive. Artificial limb for below-knee amputees cost anywhere between Rs. 4.5 lakh to Rs. 5 lakh and for other amputees’ cost is about 8 lakhs. So, they can fulfil only one- or two-persons requirement in a year.
Slowly with the admiring work of foundations, many Funding and endeavours came forward to donate and help these amputees’ riders.
Mahindra and Mahindra donated a lot of equipment’s, Adity father donated land for the academy. Many companies to0 come forward for help. That is why Aditya Foundation reached more amputees for help.
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