‘Samajik Adhikarita Shivir’ for Divyangjan organised in Alwar, Rajasthan

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A ‘Samajik Adhikarita Shivir’ for the distribution of resources and aids to ‘Divyangjan’ was organised in Alwar, Rajasthan on 17 October, 2022.

Important facts

  • It was organised under the ADIP scheme by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) in association with ALIMCO, Social Justice and Empowerment Department and District Administration.

  • The chief guest of the function, Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Pratima Bhowmik, inaugurated it.

  • A total of 2933 accessories of different categories worth about Rs 2 crore will be distributed free of cost among 1564 pre-identified Divyangjans.

  • These Divyangjans were registered during the camps organized at the block level.

Assistance to Disabled Persons (ADP) Scheme

  • The Scheme for Assistance to Persons with Disabilities for purchase/fitting of assistive devices/devices-APID was launched by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

  • The scheme was implemented with effect from 1st April, 2017.

  • It aims to assist the needy persons with disabilities in purchasing durable, sophisticated and scientifically made, modern equipment for the disabled.

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