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The Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Dr. Virendra Kumar virtually addressing at the inauguration of a ‘Samajik Adhikarita Shivir’ for distribution of Aids and Assistive devices to ‘Divyangjan’ under the ADIP Scheme and to Senior Citizens under the ‘Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana’ of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, organised by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) in association with ALIMCO and District Administration, Aurangabad (Bihar) from New Delhi on August 01, 2021. The Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Sushri Pratima Bhoumik and the Secretary, DEPwD, Ms. Anjali Bhawra are also seen.

10 Guinness world record have been created during the distribution camps conducted by ministry under ADIP scheme

Newdelhi:1/8/21:A ‘Samajik Adhikarita Shivir’ for distribution of aids and assistive devices to ‘Divyangjan’ under the ADIP Scheme and to Senior Citizens under the ‘Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana’ of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India was organized by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD in association with ALIMCO and District Administration Aurangabad (Bihar) at Town Hall in District Collectorate Campus, Aurangabad.

Chief Guest of the function Dr. Virendra Kumar, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India inaugurated the camp virtually from New Delhi along with Sushri Pratima Bhoumik, Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India who presided over the function. Shri A. Narayanswamy, Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India also graced the occasion virtually. Shri Sushil Kumar Singh, Member of Parliament, Aurangabad attended the function at main venue in Aurangabad whereas Shri Mahabali Singh, Member of Parliament, Karakat joined the function virtually in the presence of other dignitaries.

A total of 5102 aids and assistive devices valued at Rs.2.43 crore will be distributed free of cost to 1521 Divyangjan and 546 Senior Citizens at Block/Panchayat levels by following the SOP prepared by the Department in view of COVID-19 Pandemic.

Different type of assistive devices which are to be distributed among identified Divyangjan and senior citizens beneficiaries registered during assessment camps at Block Level includes 1062 Tricycle, 385 Wheelchairs, 936 Crutches, 417 Walking Sticks, 43 Rollators, 07 Smart Phone, 40 Smart Cane, 8 Braille Kit,  06 C. P Chair, 16 MSIED Kit,      10 ADL Kit,  06 Cell phone, 873 Hearing Aid, 332 Artificial Limbs and Callipers, 505 tetrapods, 02 Walker, 62 Spectacles, 392 Dentures etc.

The camps are conducted under the Scheme of Assistance to Disabled Persons (ADIP) for Purchase/Fitting of Aid/Appliances (ADIP) is one of the most popular scheme for providing assistive aids & appliances to Divyangjans and Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana for providing daily living assistive devices for senior citizens and is organized by Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO), a Public Sector Undertaking under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has been identified as the implementing agency of the ADIP scheme in association with States/districts authorities.

In view of COVID19 Pandemic, a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) has been approved by the Government of India for ensuring assessment and distribution of aids and assistive devices while observing social distancing and sanitization protocols.

Shri D R Sarin, CMD ALIMCO addressed the vote of thanks in the function virtually and Shri Saurav Suman, Collector, Aurangabad was also present at the main venue of the function in Aurangabad.

 

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