‘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.
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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