Port Blair, Sept. 19: The CRC- A&N Islands organised ADIP materials distribution camp for Divyangjans/PwDs in convergence with the Social Welfare Department at the Seminar Hall of CRC- A&N Islands on 17th September 2022 to mark AZADI KA AMRIT MAHOTSAV. ADIP materials such as – Teaching learning Materials (TLMs Kits), Hearing Aids, Wheel Chair, Axillary Crutches, Elbow Crutches, Smart Cane has been distributed during the camp. A special team from NIEPMD, Department with Person with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has been deputed for smoothly conducting the camp.

The camp was started by providing the basic awareness about the ADIP Scheme and the Introduction of CRC- A& N Islands and its function. Divyangjans from across South Andaman attended the ADIP Camp.

Shri. Kuldeep Rai Sharma, MP (LS) was the Chief Guest at the ADIP Distribution Camp. He boosted the confidence and encourage the enthusiasm of the PwDs by his valuable speech. He expressed his gratitude towards the institute, CRC- A&N Islands and appreciated the works and the services provided by CRC- A&N Islands towards Divyangjans. He has distributed the Aids and Appliances during the camp. Approximately 150 Aids and Appliances has been distributed in the camp.

Smti. Sumithamol, Assistant Professor Special Education, Resident Nodal Officer of CRC- A&N Islands, Shri. Gurumoorthy, Rehabilitation Officer, Department of Therapeutics, NIEPMD Chennai and Shri Hari Mathi, Speech & Language Pathologist from NIEPMD, Chennai addressed the gathering.