On Friday, World Divyang Day was celebrated with solemnity in Vikas Bhawan auditorium. Sadar MLA Vikram Singh and former minister Amarjit Singh Jan Sevak jointly started the program by cutting the ribbon of the ramp built in Vikas Bhawan. During this it was decided that every village panchayat would be made a Divyang Ambassador, who would provide benefits of every scheme to the differently-abled of his panchayat, for which the handicapped is eligible.
The Sadar MLA said that the Prime Minister of the country has taken the handicapped out of the inferiority complex by giving the word Divyang in place of handicapped. The former minister said, the meetings of Divyang Bandhu have given convenience to the differently-abled. These meetings have facilitated the resolution of problems. DM Apoorva Dubey said that we should behave well towards Divyangjan and cooperate in getting them special opportunities. He talked about making ramps for the handicapped in all government offices, banks and ATMs easy and hassle-free. He talked about giving special facilities to the Divyangjans in the general elections of the Legislative Assembly. District Divyangjan Empowerment Officer Pragati Mishra enumerated the schemes run for the welfare of Divyangjans. On this occasion, 50 Divyangjans were given tricycles, five Divyangjans were given pension acceptance certificates. On this occasion CDO Satya Prakash, Deputy District Magistrate Sadar,