Home >> News >> Udupi, More publicity needed for government schemes for persons with disabilities

Udupi, More publicity needed for government schemes for persons with disabilities

Bootstrap Media Preview

Udupi, May 16: The State Federation of Disabled Persons’ Associations has urged authorities to give more publicity to government schemes aimed at the welfare of persons with disabilities. 

Addressing pressperson on Saturday, Wilfred Gomes, president of the federation, said, "There were about 18,000 persons with disabilities in the district. The government had f...

Udupi, May 16: The State Federation of Disabled Persons’ Associations has urged authorities to give more publicity to government schemes aimed at the welfare of persons with disabilities. 

Addressing pressperson on Saturday, Wilfred Gomes, president of the federation, said, "There were about 18,000 persons with disabilities in the district. The government had formulated many schemes for their welfare. But many were not even aware of these schemes and consequently were not able to take its advantage. The authorities should make arrangements to provide scheme benefits in one or two visits rather making them do eight to 10 visits."

K. Jagadish Bhat, vice-president of the district unit of the federation, said that those with disabilities had a lot of talent.
He had formed a “Huli Vesha” team of differently abled persons. Since many differently abled persons youth urged him, he had also started a Yakshagana team of differently abled persons.

Last year, he and another person with disability Chandrakanth had presented a Yakshagana episode during the annual Udupi Utsava.

Chandrakanth had club foot and had got surgery done to correct it here at a cost of Rs. 1.3 lakh. But he did not know that under a government scheme, he could get upto Rs. 1 lakh for the surgery.

The federation did not have an office space of its own. Hence the authorities should provide some space for its office.

Team KonkanConnect
 

konkanconnect

konkanconnect

16-May-2016

whatsupshare

eDirectory

Upendra Pai Memorial College
Category : Colleges

Location : Kunjibettu, Udupi, Karnataka, India

U.P.M. College is an institution offering cours...

Hotel Shree Krishna Leela
Category : Hotels

Location : Udupi, Karnataka, India

Room

NAYAK CATERING SERVICES
Category : Caterers

Location : Karkala, Karnataka, India

USHA KIRAN CATERERS

Devaki Complex, U...

PRADEEP POOJARI & ASSOCIATES
Category : Chartered Accountants

Location : Kundapura, Karnataka, India

PRADEEP POOJARI & ASSOCIATES

No.6...

The Professional Couriers
Category : Courier

Location :

Classifieds

independent house :
Category : Real Estate
Location : Mangalore
LG TV for sale in Udupi:
Category : Electronics and Computers
Location : Udupi
DMR Mini washing Machine at Rs. 3,500/- ONLY, with a bucket free:
Category : Electronics and Computers
Location : Udupi
Urgent Opening - Bangalore CL Educate Ltd.:
Category : Jobs
Location : Bengaluru