Specially-abled children provided appliances, aids

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SAMBA: School Education Department on Friday provided different appliances, aids to children with special needs here at a camp.
75 specially-abled children drawn from various zones of the district were provided equipment like hearing aids, tricycles and artificial limbs under Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan in collaboration with Artificial Limbs Company (ALIMCO).
The parents were made aware about the need to pay special attention to their children and informed that government is making every effort to brighten their future.
Parents were further informed to remain in touch with the concerned authorities in case of any assistance and also inform others to come forward for availing the free facilities for such children.
MLA Samba Dr Devinder Kumar Manyal, Joint Director School Education Jammu Ch Mohammad Latif, Chief Education Officer Samba, Coordinator SSA, ZEO Samba were present on the occasion.