Union Social Justice minister Virendra Kumar inaugurates Model District Disability Rehabilitation centers in the country
The Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Dr Virendra Kumar inaugurated model District Disability Rehabilitation centers (DDRC) across the country on 18 September 2022.
He virtually inaugurated 9 model DDRC in Badaun, Pilibhit, Bareilly, Balaghat, Golaghat, Ahmedabad, Amravati, Kullu and Rampur.
District Disability Rehabilitation centers (DDRC) have been set up across the country to provide effective rehabilitation services to the persons with disabilities. These centers are run jointly by District Management Team headed by DM/Collector and a reputed NGO (Usually Indian Red Cross Society).
IMPORTANT FACTS -
Model DDRC :
- The government is upgrading these DDRC to model DDRC. In the model DDRC’s services like hearing aids test lab, speech therapy room, visual therapy room, psychologist room, physiotherapist room, gait practice parallel bar and tele-medicine/tele-therapy like facilities shall be available.
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