“The various funds & schemes allocated for differently-abled people under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India will be utilised and given at the right time with appropriate proposals,” said Social Welfare and Cooperation Minister Smt. Nemcha Kipgen. This was stated today at the 6th Unau Meet –cum- Inauguration of Malsawm Skill Development and Vocational Rehabilitation Unit (MSDVRU) held at Malsawm Ability Resource Centre (MARC), Pearsonmun, Churachandpur.
Addressing the gatherings as Chief Guest, Minister Nemcha stated that for the mobility and independent functioning of the differently-abled persons, special attentions are necessary to be given in their day to day life and for this, the Minister assured every possible assistance from her end.
The Minister lauded Centre for Community Initiative for effectively functioning and taking up such noble projects for the welfare and development of the differently-abled groups without any government funding. She also urged the organization to draft a proposal titled ‘funds for disability’ to make sure they get all the necessary funds and schemes for further developing the centre. As a token of gratitude and appreciation, the Minister handed a monetary assistance of Twenty Thousand Rupees to the organization.
While delivering the Presidential speech, Agriculture, Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Minister V. Hangkhanlian announced that he will sanction 10 lakh rupees in the near future from his MLA Local Area Fund and also assured a financial assistance of Thirty Three Thousand Rupees for the 33 differently-abled children of the organization. He call upon the needs to nurture the differently-abled groups with love and care and it is very much required to find out their hidden talents and lead them to the right path that will enhance their talents further.
Minister Hangkhanlian expressed gratitude to the team for their commendable initiative taken up for the special group.
The occasion was graced by ADC Members, DC, Churachandpur Shri Shyam Lal Poonia, and SP, Churachandpur Rakesh Balwal.