Omar for universal measures to rehabilitate physically challenged
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, May 15: Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah on Sunday highlighted the need of reaching out to physically challenged to rekindle their hope in normal life process.
“Twenty years of militancy has shifted attention towards the violence affected people putting the victims of other incidents and calamities out of focus”, Omar said while speaking at the Free-Artificial Limbs Camp organized by BROWWA-BECON in collaboration with All India Marwardi Yuva Much at here.
He called for universal measures for the rehabilitation of all physically challenged and destitute.
The Chief Minister said that joint efforts by the Government, NGOs and other organizations are required to help rehabilitation of physically challenged persons.
“Social welfare is a broader concept and the delivery on this front is a noble service to be rendered sincerely and with a missionary spirit”, he said and appreciated the efforts of Border Roads Organization Wives Welfare Association (BROWWA) and the NGO for realizing the need of needy and delivering on this count.
“Your efforts are praise worthy”, Omar Abdullah told the duo organizations and stressed on holding more such camps in the Valley adding that physically challenged and destitute in the Valley require all the more attention for their rehabilitation and normal life activities.
The Chief Minister also noticed the role of BRO and BECON in helping the State and the people during the period of need. “Your role in Waltango Snow-storm, 2005 earthquake, Ladakh flash flood and other calamities is laudable”, he said underlining the social work rendered by the BRO in the State with praise.
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