A day-long Assistance to Disabled Persons (ADIP) Screening Camp was held at the Town Club Namsai, Arunachal Pradesh on Monday by Artificial Limb Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO) which is a Government of India undertaking under Department of Disability Affairs of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. The programme was supported by local NGO, Socio-Economic Welfare Association (SEWA) and Mrinaljyoti Rehabilitation Centre ,Duliajan (Assam). About 128 Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) from all over the district were screened. The fresh screening and registration were done online.
A Medical Board was also set up for assistance and necessary certification of the registered and screened persons. The main purpose of the screening camp was to identify persons with or more than 40% disabilities to avail aids and assistance which will be supplied free of cost by ALIMCO. The aids and assistance are to be supplied through the partner NGOs in the next couple of months. Mandatory certificates required for availing the aids and assistance under ADIP Scheme (Assistance to Disabled Persons) were 1) 40% disability certificate,2) Income Certificate of Rd.15,000.00 per month and 3) Residential or ID Proof.
Under ADIP Scheme Tricycle,Wheelchair,Crutches , Smartphone for low vision, Hearing Aid (BTE),smart cane, CP Chair,Braile Slate, Braile Kit, Rollater and MSIED Kits are provided to the needy PADs as per Mr.Rajesh Das of ALIMCO, Guwahati.
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