Press Release l ‘Samajik Adhikarita Shivir’ for Divyangjan in Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh

A ‘Samajik Adhikarita Shivir’ for distribution of aids and assistive devices to ‘Divyangjan’ under the ADIP Scheme of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India will be organized by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) in association with ALIMCO and District Administration Chhindwara on July 31, 2021 at 11.00 AM, at FDDI, Imlikheda Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh.

A total of 8291 aids and assistive devices valued at Rs.4.32crore will be distributed free of cost to 4146 Divyangjan at Block/Panchayat levels by following the SOP prepared by the Department in view of  COVID-19 Pandemic.

The inaugural function will be attended virtually by Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Chief Minister, Madhya Pradesh, as the Chief Guest. Dr. Virendra kumar, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India will preside over the function. The other dignitaries include Sushri Pratima Bhoumik,  Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India, Dr. Vikas Mahatme, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha and Nakulnath, Member of Parliament, Chhindwara (M.P). Above dignitaries shall grace the event with their virtual/physical presence.

Anjali Bhawra, Secretary, DEPWD, other senior officers from the Department, ALIMCO and District Administration will also be present virtually/in person during the function.