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Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment e-launched the E-Newsletter

Newdelhi:18/1/22:Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment Dr. Virendra Kumar launched Department’s first bi-monthly E-newsletter during the e-inauguration of the main building of Composite Regional Centre for Skill Development, Rehabilitation & Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (CRC), Kozhikode today.

He said “The launch of E-newsletter by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities is a meaningful initiative. It will provide information to the people about the policies, schemes and programs being implemented by the Government for the overall development of divyangjans and they can take benefits from the same.

The basic mantra of our Government is Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas and Sabka Prayas. We hope that this e-newsletter will play an important role in this direction. I hope the department will do everything possible to make this e-newsletter more useful.” said Dr. Virendra Kumar during the launch of Department’s first bi-monthly e-Newsletter.

He also e–inaugurated the administrative building of THE CRCSRE, Kozhikode which has been constructed in an area of about 48,000 sq ft at a cost of about Rs 20 crore with the object of providing various services to Divyangjan staying in Kerala. Various services will be provided under one roof for divyangs in the newly constructed building of CRC, Kozhikode clinical and rehabilitation services, etc will be provided under one roof.

“Our country is committed to empowering persons with disabilities and we will implement Prime Minister’s vision and create a barrier-free environment for Divyangjan as well as deliver rehabilitative services to Divyangjan for the upliftment of Divyangjan in particular and humanity in general.

Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Shri A. Narayanaswamy, Sushree Pratima Bhaumik & Shri Ramdas Athawal, Minister of State, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Minister of State, Ministry of External Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri V. Muralidharan, Minister of Higher Education and Social Justice, Government of Kerala, Prof. R. Bindu, Member of Parliament Shri M.K. Raghavan, Secretary, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ms. Anjali Bhavda, Director, NIEPMD, Chennai, Shri Nachiketa Raut were also present during the function.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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