Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment

Aids & Assistive Living Devices Distributed to Divyangjans & Senior Citizens in Adip-Rvycamp

Posted On: 27 OCT 2018 3:49PM by PIB Delhi

An ADIP-RVY Distribution Camp for free of cost distribution of Aids and Assistive Living Devices to Divyangjans and Senior Citizens in BPL category under RashtriyaVayoshriYojana (RVY) was organized by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment DepartmentatSatbari, Chattarpur, New Delhi today. Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar, Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment Department was the Chief Guest. The distribution camp function was presided over by Shri Ramesh Bidhuri, the Member of Parliament, South Delhi. Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO), a PSU working under the aegis of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment organized it in close association with District Administration, South Delhi.

 

Addressing on the occasion, Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar said that the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is committed to the welfare of Divyangjans and Senior Citizens. Such camps are regularly organized to benefit them. The categories of Divyangjans have been increased from 7 to 21 and the reservation quota of Divyangjans has been increased from 3% to 4%. The work of Universal ID Card for Divyangjans is in progress.

 

Under ADIP Scheme, 352 beneficiaries were distributed Aids & Equipment worth Rs. 50 Lakh and 54 thousands as the details given below:-

    1. Motorized tricycle - 81
    2. Tricycle - 89
    3. Folding Wheel Chair - 46
    4. C.P. Chair - 03
    5. Baisakhi - 112
    6. Walking Stick - 35
    7. Smart Cane 09
    8. Smart Phone - 04
    9. Rollator - 02
    10. BTI (Hearing Machine) - 131
    11. MSIED KIT - 19
    12. Artificial Body and Calipers - 43

Assistive Living Devices distributed to Senior Citizens under RashtriyaVayoshriYojana (RVY) is as follow: -

    1. Folding Wheel Chair -19
    2. Baisakhi -08
    3. Walking Stick - 32
    4. Walker 05
    5. BTI (Hearing Machine)- 166
    6. Tetrapod 06
    7. Tripod - 08
    8. Artificial Teeth -58
    9. Spectacles -125

 

 

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