By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 27th July:- The Chandigarh unit of the SSA in collaboration with ALIMCO (Artificial limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India) distributed Aids and appliances to the Children With Special Need (CWSN) at Civil Hospital, sector 22, Chandigarh. Rubinderjit Singh Brar, PCS, Director School Education, was the Chief Guest and DDSE Mrs. Saroj Mittal, DDVE Mrs. Suman Sharma, Mrs. Alka Mehta, MC, SSA presided over the function as the Guest of Honor. In all 36 appliances including Wheel chair, Callipers, Rolletors, Shoe raisers, CP chairs, tricycles, hearing aids etc were distributed among the CWSN who had gathered here from various government schools of the city.
Keeping with the aim of SSA, CWSN having multiple disabilities were assessed by Medical teams from GMSH-16 and team from Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO) for providing the required assistive devices, Aids and Appliances.
During the function the Chief Guest Rubinderjit Singh Brar and DDSE, Mrs. Saroj Mittal, went around the venue and interacted with the students. He also said that the parents present here are blessed with these children and they should guide and support the children so that they can become the responsible citizens of the country and always aim high in life. DDSE, Mrs. Saroj Mittal, in his speech requested the parents to send their children to school so that they can rise above their disabilities. He also put in a word of praise for ALIMCO for joining hands with the Education Department in this noble cause.