Minister of State for social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India Shri Krishanpal Gurjar, distributed aids & assistive devices under ADIP & RVY to Persons with disabilities and Senior Citizens at Tura today.
The function was organized by Government of Meghalaya Social Welfare Department. Thousands of people with disabilities & Senior Citizens (BPL Category) from different parts of Garo Hills attended the function and received the aids. There were 3216 beneficiaries under (ADIP & RVY)The total value of AIDS & Assistive Devices is 2.75 Crores rupees. Addressing the gathering, Krishanpal Gurjar, said Disable people are not behind in any field, whether in sports education or even in competitive exams, Olympic games and our aim is to strengthen them and to bring them in the stream of normal people. He also enlightened the beneficiaries about the universal ID card which has been introduced for the disabled which they can used in any part of India without difficulty. MMP