Published On : Thu, Oct 13th, 2016

CM to inaugurate mega Divyang camp in city on Oct 14


Nagpur: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will inaugurate a mega Jaipur Foot (artificial limb) distribution camp at 12 noon on Friday (October 14) at Yeshwant Stadium. The camp is being organised from October 14 and October 25. At least 2,000 Divyangs (physically challenged persons) will be distributed Jaipur Foot and other aids during the camp.

The inaugural function will be graced by Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari, Guardian Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule, Bhagwan Mahavir Vikalang Sahayata Samiti Founder D R Mehta, Russian Industry Minister Dennis Manturo, Social Justice Minister Rajkumar Badole, Minister of State Dilip Kamble, Mayor Pravin Datke, ZP President Neesha Sawarkar, Bhagwan Mahavir Vikalang Sahayata Samiti Chairman Prem Bhandari, MPs, MLAs and other prominent persons.

The camp is being organized by Bhagwan Mahavir Vikalang Sahayata Samiti, Nagpur Municipal Corporation (NMC), District Disability Rehabilitation Centre,and Zilla Parishad. All the aid required by physically challenged (Divyang) persons will be distributed for free in the camp. These equipment include Jaipur Foot (artificial limb), calipers, hearing aid etc.

For the Divyangs of Nagpur city, the camp will be from October 14 to 16. For Nagpur rural, Hingna, Kamptee, it will be from October 17 to 19. Divyang from Ramtek, Parshioni and Mauda will get benefit on October 19 and 20. October 21 and 22 will be for Umred, Kuhi and Bhivapur beneficiaries. Divyang from Katol, Narkhed and Kalmeshwar will get the Jaipur Foot on October 23 and 24. October 25 will be for beneficiaries of Saoner Tehsil. The timings of the camp are from 9 am to 3 pm.