*DDC Doda gives away Scooties, Prosthetic Aid to Specially-abled Persons* _Directs Social Welfare Department to ensure the distribution of prosthetic aid at the doorstep of the beneficiary_
Publish Date : 18/08/2020
Doda, August 05:
District Development Commissioner, Dr. Sagar D Doifode today handed over motorized tricycles (Scooties), prosthetic aid (walking sticks & Wheel Chairs) to Eleven specially-abled persons of district, here at a distribution camp organized by Social Welfare Department.
Speaking on the occasion, the DDC said that the Specially-abled persons are the part of the society and every individual should assure their well being.
The DDC said that the aid like motorized tricycles will empower the specially-abled persons and enable them to live in society with dignity and honor.
The DDC also interacted with Specially-abled persons and hailed the efforts of social welfare department towards socio-economic welfare of different sections of the society. He further complimented the department for organizing the motorized tricycle distribution camp amid COVID-19 pandemic.
He further said that efforts are afoot to provide opportunities and proper facilities to specially-abled persons and children to empower them so that they can realize their dreams and aspirations.He motivated them to avail the benefits entailed under various self employment schemes of Central and UT Government.
The others who were present during the occasion are District Social Welfare Officer Doda Zubair Ahmed Lone,TSWO Gandoh Touseef Zargar,TSWO Doda Babu Ram besides other officials of the information department.