Sports Event for Special Children held
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Apr 24: The Voluntary Medicare Society Bemina Srinagar in collaboration with Special Olympics Bharat organized 2- day sports event for Special Children of District Budgam at Government Degree College Bemina.
Disabled Children from various parts of Budgam participated in football, cricket, badminton and other sports activities.
In his inaugural address, Principal of the College Dr GM Tibatbaqal, stressed upon the need of encouraging special children to explore their potential in different fields.
He said that normal people should come forward to help needy and people with certain disabilities as it will help in creating a healthy society.
He lauded the role of VMS for organizing different activities for Special Children and working for their overall rehabilitation.
Renowned E.N.T Specialist and President of VMS Dr Mir Muhammad Maqbool emphasized on awareness for early intervention of disability.
He said that VMS has evolved a comprehensive strategy to work for the benefit of physically challenged persons and not only patients with spinal injuries but other disabilities are being taken care of under one roof at VMS Bemina.
Later certificates and medals were distributed among the winners. A large number of students of the college witnessed the event and applauded the young differently disabled players. Some of the students even engaged themselves during the event as social workers and distributed refreshment among the players.
Muhammad Ayub, the chief coach for these special players said that this type of event will be organized for every district and players selected from these events will compete in inter district tournaments. “At the end players will be selected on State level which will participate in National Level Special Olympics” he said.
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