Jharsuguda: International Day of Persons with Disabilities was observed at Asha Kiran Mental Retarded School, Chowkipara on Tuesday. The function was inaugurated by the Chief Guest Jharsuguda Dist. Collector Smt. Guha Poonam Tapas Kumar along with the Guest of Honour Jharsuguda Dist. Judge Sachidananda Sahoo.
In this event, 23 disabled people were given an account payee cheque of Rs. 20,000 each under Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. Among others disbursement was Disability Pension, Tricycle, Wheelchair, teaching and learning materials along with prizes which were distributed to the students who had excelled in various competition like drawing, songs and musical chairs.
DSWO Smt. Matilata Dung Dung, Jharsuguda ADM Bibhuti Bhusan Behera, Sub Collector Sukant Tripathy , Member of Dist. Red Cross Society, Tapas Ray Choudhary, DIPRO Jaydev Panigrahi along with the staffs and teachers of all the four disabled school were present in this function.