About Us

Centre for Accessibility in Built Environment Foundation (CABE Foundation) is a Section 8 Company registered under the Indian Companies Act 2013 working to promote an equal society for every one irrespective of age, abilities, gender, sexual orientation, or any other diversity and headquartered in New Delhi, India.   

It was established on 01 April 2016 as an advocacy, research, consultancy and capacity building organisation to further the object of promoting diversity inclusion through accessibility and universal design in the built environment, transportation systems, community infrastructure, information and communication technologies (ICT) etc. The Foundation is actively assisting the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPWD), Govt. of India in its Accessible India Campaign.

CABE Foundation advocates an enabling, equitable and inclusive environment for all by undertaking Capacity Building Programs on different thematic areas for better implementation of disability legislations and policies, for a wide range of stakeholders. 

It conducts Access Audits of Built Environment (including buildings, community spaces, heritage sites, transport infrastructure & services etc.); undertakes and supports research programs, engages in standards formulation,  policy reform; raises awareness on human rights and diversity inclusion etc.

The Foundation is focusing on disability inclusion in education, employment, travel and tourism, mobility for all, liveable habitat, with a spirit to implement UNCRPD and making cities more inclusive in the context of the UN SDGs #11, the UN Habitat III New Urban Agenda.

CABE Foundation also offers Consultancy Services in the areas of accessibility audits cum gap studies, universal design, disability rights and legislation, inclusive education, reservation, project formulation and management of developmental projects.