ALIMCO which has been working under the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment stated that almost 1578 beneficiaries were provided with state-of-the-art high-end technical devices.
Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment conducted the entire event in the presence of Santosh Kumar Ganwar, Minister of State of Textiles (Independent Charge), Member of Parliament, Bareilly.
Praising the efforts of the Central Government for initiating transparency to the ADIP Scheme, Thaawarchand Gehlot said that 315 children with Hearing Impairment have been successfully provided with Cochlear Implants. He also added that the Government has launched the Accessible India Campaign/Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan as a step towards achieving Universal Accessibility. 50 Cities and 705 Railway stations in India are being covered under the Campaign.
Source : Bureaucracy Today , 13th April 2016