Ganderbal:-Voluntary Medicare Society (VMS) on Saturday organized the State Bank of India (SBI) aided Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) for speech and hearing impaired persons at Degree College Ganderbal .
A spokesman of the VMS said large number of people participated in the function. Experts and subject matter specialists examined 300 patients subjecting them to various tests including Pure Tone Audiometry, Impedence and BERA.
“A total of 200 hearing aids of different kinds were distributed among the poor patients who could not afford the costly hearing aids in Ganderbal District.
Secretary VMS Mohammad Morifat Qadri, gave a resume of the project which is being implemented in the entire valley.
Earlier Dr Mir Mohamad Maqbool, the founder president of VMS, in his welcome address praised SBI for funding the 2-years long project which is going to make a huge difference in the quality of life of the beneficiaries.