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Saturday, 21 February 2015

IIM-U to hold Jaipur Foot Camp

Indian Institute of Management Udaipur (IIM-U), in collaboration with Shree Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS), Udaipur is organizing Jaipur Foot Camp (JFC) on February 25, 2015 at IIM campus. The camp will start at 10 am till in the evening. 

The event is a one-stop facility where the physically challenged patients are measured, and their custom-made limb, caliper will be fabricated and fitted. A team of doctors will provide disability certificates and recommendations for helping aids to the disabled. There would also be free distribution of medical aids and appliances of disability to differently abled people. 

Last year, a total of 82 differently abled people benefitted from the camp which includes 29 students from different parts of Udaipur district. The benefits included 10 hand-pedaled tricycles, 24 hearing aids, 3 Jaipur Foot's prosthetic legs, 4 calipers, 1 pair of crutches, 38 certificates of disability, 29 railway transport passes, 37 roadways transport passes and 6 student scholarships. 

The event is open to all the people who need aid for physical impairment. Following documents--2 passport photograph, income certificate and disability certificate- along with photocopies need to be carried for the on the spot registration.

Source: TOI, 20th Feb 2015 

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