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Keonjhar district administration aims to provide all-round services and facilities to the People with Disabilities

Keonjhar:4/5/23: The Keonjhar district administration aims to provide all-round services and facilities to the People with Disabilities (PWDs) for enabling better quality of life.

In this context, ‘Distribution of 2-Wheeler Vehicles along with Retrofitted Kits under District Mineral Foundation (DMF) Keonjhar’ was done on Thursday for empowering the PWDs for their livelihood means and ease in travel and mobility support for educational provisions.

Earlier, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced this innovative initiative on 13th February 2023 by distributing two ‘2 Wheeler Vehicles with Retrofit Kits’to the eligible beneficiaries.

Today, a total of Ninety-eight (98) ‘2 Wheeler Vehicles with Retrofit Kits’ were distributed to the eligible PWD beneficiaries in presence of District Collector & Magistrate cum Chairman DMF Keonjhar Ashish Thakare; Chief Development Officer cum Executive Officer Zilla Parishad (CDO cum EO ZP) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) DMF Keonjhar; Additional District Magistrate (ADM) (General) Keonjhar; Regional Traffic Officer (RTO) Keonjhar; District Social Security Officer (DSSO) Keonjhar; EO Municipality Keonjhar; and other district officials.

Collector Keonjhar informed the audience that several initiatives like DMF Sakshyam – Advanced Rehabilitation Centre (ARC) for rehabilitation, enhancing early recovery, comfortable prosthetics and orthosis, provision of Motorized Electric Wheelchairs etc, along with DMF Jagruti for De-addiction & Rehabilitation Centre; DMF Ashraya – a Shelter Home for Homeless People with Mental Illness have been initiated.

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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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