Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Ramdas Athwale on Wednesday visited Composite Regional Centre (CRC) at Bemina in Srinagar to take stock of facilities and services being provided to the persons with disabilities there.
Stressing on rehabilitation and empowerment of persons with disabilities, Mr Ramdas said that a full-fledged CRC facility shall be established in Jammu also. He said a patch of 48 kanals of land has been identified where CRC shall be established, however, a clinical facility shall be started soon there.
He said that a mega rehabilitation camp shall be held in Kashmir where aid and appliances shall be distributed among around 4000 persons with disabilities identified from almost all districts of the Valley. He appreciated CRC faculty and management for working tirelessly and providing best services to the thousands of deserving people.