Srinagar: A three day advanced summer camp for more than 35 differently abled persons of the valley is going to be organised by Voluntary Medicare Society in collaboration with Wheelchair Basketball Federation in Srinagar.
The inaugural function was organised on Tuesday in the Indoor Stadium.
“The camp will help these players to develop skills in the game and prepare for the national and international championships. The players are part of VMS sports club, which has been established to involve physically challenged persons in different sports activities and to make the vibrant part of the society,” a statement said.
President VMS Mir Mohammad Maqbool stressed need for social integration of all the physically challenged persons. He said that sports can play an important role in empowering these persons and make them live independently.
Chairman of District Legal Services Authority Srinagar Ajaz Ahmad appreciated the rule of VMS in bringing these physically challenged to a level where they are able to participate in big sports events.
Chairperson of Wheelchair Basket Ball Federation of India Kalyani introduced the coaches who will be training these specially abled players for three days. She also briefed members about the activities of Wheel Chair Basket Ball Federation of India.