Home

ARMY ORGANISES CAMP FOR SPECIALLY ABLED PERSONS IN NORTH KASHMIR, KUPWARA DISTRICT

Srinagar, 12 Oct 2021. Indian Army in cooperation with Jaipur Based NGO,
Bhagwan Mahavir Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS), organized a three day artificial
limb fitment and assistance camp for specially abled persons from 10 Oct 21 to 12
Oct 21 at Durgmulla Garrison. More than 300 people got benefitted from the camp.
Beneficiaries were provided with 60 wheelchairs, 114 hearing aids and 48 different
types of crutches. In addition to the equipment, a team of prosthetic technicians was
also present who assessed the amputees & specially abled and fitted artificial limbs
to 30 beneficiaries. 63 calipers were also provided to individuals affected by Polio.
This was a first time that a camp for specially abled persons is being
organized at such a large scale in North Kashmir. Locals came to the camp even
from remote areas of Machil, Keren and Thangdhar in spite of adverse weather. The
local population felt the Camp was a great step towards amelioration of the
conditions of the disabled persons in North Kashmir.

Leave a Reply