Rehabilitation/ distribution camp for specially-abled held at Bandipora
Bandipora : A daylong rehabilitation/ distribution camp of aids and appliances for specially-abled persons was today held at mini secretariat, Bandipora. The camp was organised by Composite Regional centre (CRC) Srinagar with the support and coordination of District Administration Bandipora and Social Welfare Department Bandipora.
The camp was inaugurated by Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora, Dr. Owais Ahmed and was attended by District Social Welfare Officer (DSWO) Ubaid ul Khazir, Camp Coordinator CRC Irshad Ahmad and other concerned.
The camp was organised under the ADIP scheme of the ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Government of India for differently-abled persons.
Speaking on the occasion, the DC said that an extensive field survey at panchayat level was conducted to identify specially-abled persons and accordingly prosthetic aids were distributed among them today, here.
He said a similar camp was organised last week at Sumbal during which hundreds of prosthetic aids were distributed and said a similar camp shall be organised at Gurez also.
On the occasion Hundreds of prosthetic aids including wheelchairs, clutches, hearing aids, smart canes, tricycles etc were distributed among specially-abled persons. Dr. Owais appreciated the efforts of various collaborating agencies for organising such camps for specially-abled persons.