Edu dept distributes aids, appliances under SSA

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GANDERBAL: Education Department on Thursday organised fitment and distribution camp for children with special needs at Government Boys Higher Secondary School Ganderbal under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA).
According to a statement issued here, a team of ALIMCO (Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India) Kanpur was present in the camp for the fitment of the appliances to the needy children.
During the camp number of devices and appliances were given to Specially-abled children like tri-cycle, wheel chair, cerebral palsy chair, rollator, MSID Kit, hearing aids and spectacles.
While addressing the camp, DDC Ganderbal, Dr Piyush Singla appreciated the organisers and focused on the special facilities given to the physically challenged children by the Government. He further said that with better opportunities and proper facilities, specially-abled children can realize their dreams and aspirations like any other person and there are ample examples to substantiate this fact.
Chief Education Officer Ganderbal, Sheikh Gayas-ud-din while speaking on the occasion said that Specially-abled children deserve equal care as any other children for their growth and development. He also stressed upon the students and their parents to enroll them in the school for better future.
In the camp Zonal Education Officers, Principal Higher Secondary School Ganderbal (Boys) teachers and parents were also present.