Nipun Malhotra


Co-founder and CEO of the Nipman Foundation

Nipun Malhotra is co-founder and CEO of the Nipman Foundation that works in the area of health and advocacy for Persons with Disabilities. He is a visiting Research Fellow at World Enabled, a Pineda Foundation initiative. He is the brand ambassador of Umoja Travels, India’s first accessible travel company. And is on the board of Directors at Vishwas, a non-profit working on disability and development. Malhotra is also the Executive Director of Nipman Fastener Industries – a leading automotive fastener manufacturing company in India.

Nipun is an alumnus of St. Stephen’s College and the Delhi School of Economics. He is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper.

Since 2015, Nipun has been at the forefront of numerous efforts to ensure access for the disabled.  The wheelchair access filters in restaurant listings on Zomato, the availability of wheelchairs at the recent NH7 and the Jaipur Literature Festival, are direct results. He also lobbied with the Delhi Government to get the Disabled exempted from the Odd-Even car rule.

An avid tweeter, Nipun  writes regularly on Disability issues. His writing has appeared on, the Indian Express, NDTV Blog etc. He has also authored a comic titled ‘No red card for the disabled’.

Nipun was born with Arthrogryposis, a rare congenital disorder. He is a wheelchair user.



Posted on

20th February 2017