Tuesday, October 4, 2022

46 PwDs receive assistive devices

Forty-six to people with disabilities (PwDs) received assistive devices at the distribution camp held in the conference hall of the additional deputy commissioner (ADC) Planning, Mokokchung on September 17. The scheme was an initiative of the ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, department of Empowerment of Persons with disabilities (Divyangjan). According to a DIPR report, the assessment taken from July 5-8, 2022, a total of 92 persons with disabilities and 668 senior citizens (Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana) were identified in Mokokchung district and assistive devices were handed over to 46 PwDs. Distribution in the sub-divisions will be done accordingly, which will be informed by the respective administrative officers, DIPR report stated.