Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Launches ‘SamajikAdhikaritaShivir’ and ‘Integrated Mobile Service Delivery Van’ for Divyangjan and the Elderly | Odisha News | Latest news from Odisha
New Delhi: A “SamajikAdhikaritaShivir” for the distribution of aids and assistive devices to “Divyangjan” under the ADIP program and to the elderly under the “RashtriyaVayoshri Yojana” (RVY 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 Chhatarpur District Administration at 12 noon on 13.02.2022 at Higher Secondary School Government, No. 1, Chhatarpur in Madhya Pradesh.
A total of 5286 aids and assistive devices worth Rs. 2.33 crores will be distributed free of charge to 1391 Divyangjan and 553 elderly people at Block/Panchayat levels following the SOP prepared by the Department in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. 19.
Hon’ble Union Social Justice and Empower Minster Dr. Virendra Kumar will be the chief guest of the function during which the Union Minister will also launch “An Integrated Mobile Service Delivery Van” which has been developed by the ALIMCO to provide “after sales service” and undertake an awareness campaign on the use of aids and assistive devices and offer in situ repairs / corrections / adjustments and adjustments of prostheses and orthoses at destination for distributed aids and assistive devices under the government’s ADIP/RVY program. of India, in districts where the distribution of aids and assistive devices has been carried out recently to Divyangjans and the elderly. Shri Pradumn Singh Lodhi, President Madhya Pradesh State Civil Supplies Corporation Ltd., and MLA, Badamalhera, Madhya Pradesh will preside over the ceremony.
Shri Rajan Sehgal, CMD, ALIMCO, senior officials of ALIMCO and the district administration will also be present during the ceremony.