Bhubaneswar: Ashok Chandra Panda, Minister, Social Security and Empowerment of PWDs demanded to establish a Centre for Disability Sports in State Capital.
Minister Panda was speaking in the Central Advisory Board Meeting on Disability in Vigyan Bhawan, Delhi convened by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment today.
He also demanded to establish two Early Childhood Rehabilitation Centre in Odisha. He drew attention of the Center to sanction three District Disability Rehabilitation Centre (DDRC) on the basis of the proposal sent by SSEPD Department in 2018-19.Minister Sri Panda highlighted on the progress of activities of his department in the meeting. These include issuance of Universal Disability Identity Card (UDID), Integrated Infrastructure Centre for PWDs at Jatni. He said that 117 out of 203 identified buildings in State.
Thawar Chand Gehlot, Minister, Social Justice and Empowerment, presided over the meeting. Ministers along with top officials of SSEPD Departments from various states attended the meeting.