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Assistive Devices to be Distributed Under RVY

Posted On: 15 DEC 2021 12:51PM by PIB Delhi

The list of the districts of West Bengal, where the identification of the beneficiaries has been completed in the assessment camps and the devices are to be distributed under Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana (RVY) and Assistance to Disabled Persons for Purchase/Fitting of Aids and Appliances (ADIP Scheme), is given at Annexure. The devices are provided to beneficiaries in the distribution camp after completion of the assessment camps.

The distribution camp at Malda, West Bengal, under ADIP Scheme and RVY, being administered by Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DoEPwD) scheduled on 29.10.2021, was cancelled due to administrative reasons. Therefore, the assistive devices in Malda district could not be distributed as scheduled.

Annexure

Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana

Assessment Camps Completed

Sl.No.

District

Number of Beneficiaries

Number of Appliances

1.

Malda

339

1046

2.

Murshidabad

3684

11848

3.

Birbhum

726

2821

           Total

4749

15715

 

Assistance to Disabled Persons for Purchase/Fitting of Aids and Appliances (ADIP Scheme)

Assessment Camps Completed

Sl. No.

District

Number of Beneficiaries

Number of Appliances

1.

Paschim Bardhman

2026

3471

2.

Murshidabad

12350

18743

3.

Nadia (Ranaghat)

1130

1796

4.

Malda

2733

4627

         Total

18239

28637

 

This information was given by Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Dr. Virendra Kumar in the Rajya Sabha in a written reply today.

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