Education Deptt organises fitment & Assistive Device Distribution camp

In a continuing endeavour to benefit the persons with disability, a fitment and Assistive Device Distribution camp under Inclusive Education for Disabled ( IED),Sarva Siksha Abhiyan (SSA) was organized at Bhadarwah today. The camp for distribution of assistive devices was organized by Education Deptt Doda under the overall supervision of CEO Doda Mohd Ashraf Rather at Lower High School Nagar Bhadarwah.
51 identified beneficiaries under Children with Special Needs (CWSN) were benefitted by providing Tricycles, Wheel Chairs, Calippers, Elbow crutches, Hearing Aids, Rollators, MR kits, ALD kits and CP chairs. On the occasion District Co-ordinator IED Doda Kismat Singh was the Chief Guest while ZEO Bhadarwah Sunder Singh Vaishnavi and Headmaster Vijay Laxmi were the guest of honours. Large number of parents who participated in the camp, welcome the steps being taken by education department for the welfare of poor and needy children. District Co-coordinator Inclusive Education for Disabled (IED) Doda Kismat Singh while speaking on the occasion revealed that the children with special needs are taken care of under this scheme.
Singh said that under this scheme 276 CWSN have been covered across the district for the year 2015 and more than 3000 CWSN have already been provided such assistive devices. The aim and objective of the scheme is to provide support to physically challenged childrens for enabling them to continue their schooling.
He said that the person with disability have the right of equality, education and employment and should not be discriminated. Zonal Co-ordinators Harbinder Singh and Abdul Salam, ZRP Bhadarwah Mudassar Iqbal,CRP Bhadarwah Ashraf Javed were also present on the occasion. It is important to mention here that Central government has recognised persons with disabilities as an integral part of human resources and is committed towards rehabilitating Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) in the country.

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