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Indian Army in cooperation with Jaipur based NGO, Bhagwan Mahavir Viklang Sahayata Samiti organized a three-day artificial limb Camp

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Srinagar: Indian Army in cooperation with Jaipur based NGO, Bhagwan Mahavir Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS), organized a three-day artificial limb fitting and assistance camp for differently abled persons from October 7 to October 9 at Uddan School Durgmulla Garrison in Kupwara district.

About 350 plus people benefitted from the camp, beneficiaries were provided with 20 wheelchairs, 162 hearing aids and 28 different types of crutches. In addition to the equipment, a team of prosthetics technician was also present who assessed the amputees and differently abled and fitted artificial limbs to 23 beneficiaries.141 callipers where also provided to individuals affected by Polio and other deformities

This was the second time that a camp for specially abled persons was organized at such a large scale in Durgmulla area of Kupwara District. The initiative was profoundly appreciated by the local population.

Local people flocked the camp even from remote areas of Machil, Keren and Tangdhar regions as well as remote villages of Warsun and Awoora of Kupwara district. The people felt the camp was a great step towards amelioration of the conditions of the disabled persons in North Kashmir.

Aadil Akbar
Aadil Akbar
Special Correspondent (Jammu and Kashmir) - The author is a young journalist working in the field since the past 6 years. He has covered politics and human interest stories including war-like situation the Kashmir valley.

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