Awareness prog on Disability and Rehabilitation held

Mokokchung, September 5 (MExN): National Institute for Locomotor Disabilities (DIVYANGJAN), Kolkata in collaboration with Care and Support Society, Mokokchung conducted one day awareness programme on Disability and Rehabilitation at Sangtemla Community Hall on September 4. A press release stated here that during the programme, Dr. Medem, MS, IMDH delivered the introduction speech and inaugural speech by M.Chaitanya Prasad, SDO Civil. Bendangkokba (District Welfare officer) spoke on the facilities available for PwDs.

 

Dr. Thejaseivi, ENT specialist, IMDH also shared his views and ideas on PwDs health. After the inaugural program, Aratatran Patra, I/C ORS, NILD, Kolkata along with his team discussed on facilities for ADIP Scheme, Rights to person with Disabilities Act 2016,Govt. facilities on PwDs, Early identification and Intervention, Therapeutic intervention, Prosthetics and Orthotics Interventions, Reaching PwDs through outreach services.

 

Workers from Anganwadi and ASHA participated in the program. Vote of thanks was delivered by Imchawati Kichu Managing Director, C&SS. The inaugural session was chaired by Sapo Aier, Assistant Director, C&SS, Arenlila, coordinator, CBR delivered the welcome address.