Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot to inaugurate Composite Regional Centre for persons with disabilities in Ranchi tomorrow through Video Conferencing

New Delhi, June 17, 2020: The Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, Dr. Thaawarchand Gehlot will inaugurate  Composite Regional Centre (CRC),  located inside Namkum Block Office, Khijri, Ranchi on 17.6.2020 through video conferencing amid COVID 19 pandemic. The Minister of Tribal Affairs, Shri Arjun Munda; Minister for Labours, Government of Jharkhand, Shri Satyanand Bhogta; Member of Parliament, Ranchi, Shri Sanjay Seth; Secretary DEPwD, Ms. Shakuntala D. Gamlin; Joint Secretary, DEPwD Dr. Prabodh Seth and MLA, Khijri, Ranchi,  Shri Rajesh Kachhap will attend the inaugural function  through video conferencing.

After the inauguration CRC-Ranchi, will become functional and will  provide rehabilitation services including Physical medicine, Physiotherpay, Occupational therapy, Audiology and Speech Therapy, Psychology, Prosthetics & Orthotics, Special Education, Early intervention & treatment etc.,  to persons  with disabilities in the  state of Jharkhand and adjoining areas. The centre will also  implement various schemes  of Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities including skill development programme for PwDs and  will contribute towards the vision of “Sabkaa Saath, Sabkaa Vikaas, Sabkaa Vishwaas” of Hon’ble Prime Minister of India.

On this occasion, the centre has prepared itself for distribution of 46 nos. of wheel chairs, 80 nos. of tricycles, 64 nos. of crutches, 40 nos. of smart phones, 2 nos. of sewing machines, 2 nos. of laptops and 2 nos. of mobile repairing kits  amongst Divysngjan following social distancing norms and provide  necessary rehabilitation services to needy Divyangjan.

This centre shall operate as an extended arm of Swami Vivekanand National Institute of Rehabilitation Training & Research, Cuttack, Odisha.

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