Chandigarh: World Disabled Day was celebrated by Rehabilitation Centre for Handicapped Children PRAYAAS & Social Welfare Department U.T. Chandigarh in conversion with other NGOs on 3rd December 2015 at Bal Bhawan Sec-23/B, Chandigarh. Around 100 children of different NGOs/Institutions performed their cultural activities on this occasion. Special Camp to show the different type of aids & appliances were organized by different NGOs/Institution like SOREM, Shadhna, Rotary Club with PRAYAAS.
Mr. Vijay Dev, IAS Adviser to Administrator-cum-President, ICCW Chandigarh was the Chief Guest. He appreciated the efforts of NGOs, which are being made for the care of disabled. While addressing the gathering Sh. Vijay Dev, IAS said “The biggest difficulty is the mindset of the people which we need to change and we should ensure that we respect the differently able equally”. He also added, “Administration and the NGO’s must work together to make Chandigarh a model city for differently able citizens”. He also distributed wheel chairs, CP chairs & special aids & appliances to needy Children.
Ms. Bhawna Garg, IAS Secretary Social Welfare-cum-Vice President, ICCW and Ms. Navjot Kaur, PCS Director Social Welfare-cum- Secretary, ICCW also graced the occasion.