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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated a new center of famous Jaipur Foot – ‘Biju Mahabir Jaipur Foot Centre’

Bhubaneswar:19/4/23: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated a new center of famous Jaipur Foot – ‘Biju Mahabir Jaipur Foot Centre’ at Gurjang in Khurda. This has given new hope to the differently abled people of the state. Jaipur Foot Artificial Limbs enable them to be self-relaint.

Jaipur Foot Center was established in 1975 by founder Padma Bhushan Dr DR Mehta. Its name is Bhagavan Mahabir Viklang Sena Samiti. Now as Jaipur foot center, it has gained fame in the country and abroad. Today, it has earned a reputation as one of the world’s best organizations in the field of providing artificial limbs to the disabled.

It has played an important role in providing artificial limbs to 21 lakh people with disabilities worldwide. Addressing the public on this occasion, the Chief Minister said that with the help of this new center, the goal is to provide artificial limbs to all the disabled people of Odisha very soon.

Stating that the disabled are an important part of the society, the Chief Minister said that their proper rehabilitation is the responsibility of all of us. He advised everyone to work together for this.

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The state government is doing a lot for their welfare and to provide them better services. The Chief Minister said that steps are being taken to empower them through training along with their rehabilitation. He requested everyone’s cooperation to help the disabled.

On this occasion, the Chief Minister praised the founder of Jaipur Foot Center, Dr Mehta, and said that he has become a blessing to lakhs of people with disabilities today. His commitment to society is an inspiration to all. The Chief Minister said that the state government will provide all support for this campaign in Odisha.

The Chief Minister said that the Jaipur Foot is a unique product made with indigenous know-how, which can fully enable the differently-abled.

On this occasion, the Chief Minister also launched a mobile vehicle to provide artificial limbs to the disabled.

The Minister for the Empowerment of the Disabled Ashok Panda said, “Under the leadership of the Chief Minister, the Department of the Empowerment of the Disabled has been successfully implementing various programs.”

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Dr DR Mehta, founder of Jaipur Foot Center, in his welcome speech said that providing artificial limbs to the disabled is their social commitment. This organization, which has been operating for more than 50 years, continues its continuous efforts to enable people with disabilities in many countries of the world today, he added.

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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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