Jabalpur adjudged best in excellent services to disabled

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 22 Nov 2017 11:00:32


 

Staff Reporter,

Collector will receive national award on World Disability Day at the hands of President of India, Ram Nath Kovind at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, on December 3


“RENDERING best services to physically challenged persons, the district has once again topped in Disabled Empowerment campaign of Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry, Government of India. Jabalpur has been adjudged Best District for best implementation of campaign and providing best services to disabled,” informed Collector Mahesh Chandra Choudhary, while addressing a press conference on Tuesday.


Collector Choudhary will receive national award on the occasion of World Disability Day at the hands of President of India, Ram Nath Kovind at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, on December 3.


He said that the district has been selected for first prize in the country in implementation of Social Justice Scheme under supervision of Dr Ramnaresh Patel, Nodal Officer, Disabled Welfare Jabalpur with mutual coordination of all departments including Social Justice and Disable Welfare Jabalpur Division, Health Department, Public Works Department, Education Department, Railway, Government and private education institutions, Red Cross Society, Government Blind Higher Secondary School Jabalpur, District Disables Rehabilitation Centre and other departments and organisations. Dr Ramnaresh Patel informed that Jabalpur is first for establishment of e-library for blind students, rehabilitation of disabled and successful implementation of several welfare schemes for disabled.


Jila Panchayat, Chief Executive Officer, Harshika Singh informed that along with providing utmost benefits of welfare schemes, first batch of around 100 blind, visually impaired and other disabled was passed out after employment oriented in information technology sector at ITI and several private firms have given consent for their appointment. In December 2002 Dr Ramnaresh Patel and in 2006, the then Chief Executive Officer and Collector Mahesh Chandra Choudhary received the national award in 2007 and 2016 for rehabilitation of disabled.