Aids, appliances distributed free to 1000 people with disabilities


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Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawar Chand Gehlot and Minister for Science and Technology Dr Harshvardhan distributed state-of-the-art high-end technical devices to 1000 people with disabilities at a camp in Ashok Vihar here today.
The beneficiaries were also provided with 1756 free of cost equipment worth Rs 1.42 crore. Besides these, 100 such people were also registered for the Swavlamban Health Insurance Scheme.Addressing the gathering on the occasion, Mr Gehlot said that the central government has brought transparency to the ADIP (Assistance to Disabled people for Purchasing of aids/ appliances) scheme and the massive response and success of the scheme has added to the popularity of this initiative by the Ministry.

Source : http://news.webindia123.com/news/Articles/India/20160509/2855188.html

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