Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar Friday launched a programme “Har Kadam, Ham Kadam’, an initiative by the Srinagar district administration under which wheelchairs are to be distributed to specially abled persons at their doorsteps free of cost.
Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, ADC Srinagar K K Sidha, CMO Srinagar Dr Talat Jabeen and other concerned officers were present on the occasion.
The Advisor launched the programme by flagging of a special vehicle at civil secretariat, which will deliver the wheelchairs to the beneficiaries at their doorsteps free of cost.
DC Srinagar while apprising the Advisor about this initiative informed that to help the specially-abled persons of the district, public was requested to register themselves with the district administration after which around 300 requests were made during last 10 days by such people from various parts of the district.
Complimenting the Srinagar district administration for the, the Advisor said that other districts of the state should replicate it in their respective districts and also data of such specially-abled persons be compiled for ready reference.