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About Uday Vijayan

Uday Vijayan, Founder & Managing Trustee of Beyond Carlton (www.beyondcarlton.org) India’s first people’s initiative on fire safety. Uday lost his young son in the Carlton Towers fire in 2010 and has been working on making change in the area of fire safety in India.

Are our schools safe from fires? What can you do about it?

A park with a river right next to it. Colourful slides, beautiful wall paintings that encourage communal harmony amongst all, and greenery all around. Who would not want to spend some time in such a park? The answer to this could well be ‘the parents of the 94 children who lost their lives in the tragic fire accident in the [...]

By | September 24th, 2016|Categories: B.SAFE, Child Safety|0 Comments

Beyond Carlton: Born out of an Accident

Birth is considered a painful process. It however results in a new life being born – a joyous occasion for most. In our case, it was the needless loss of 9 innocent lives on a February 2010 afternoon that gave birth to a citizen-led movement on fire safety. From the ashes of the Carlton Tower fire was born Beyond Carlton, [...]

By | August 7th, 2016|Categories: B.SAFE|0 Comments