Kathmandu, January 27: As part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, on the occasion of India’s 73rd Republic Day, Defence Wing, Embassy of India organised a Mobility Aid Distribution Camp organised at Dharan under the aegis of PPO, Dharan for Bhu Puus of Indian Army & Assam Rifles.
This camp is one of the many endeavours being undertaken by Defence Wing for the welfare of our Bhu Puus.
In this camp, 32 Divyangjan Bhu Puus & their family members were provided with Wheelchairs & Walking Aids.
Bhu Puus & their family members who are suffering from age-related disability/infirmity and other health problems were proactively identified during pension documentation camps & rallies.
Department of Orthopaedics, BPKIHS Dharan assisted in conducting the health checkup.
The mobility aid will restore near normalcy in their bodily functions and empower them to connect with the mainstream society.
Defence Wing has been undertaking numerous special measures in the interest of its Bhu Puus & the society during the pandemic times to ease their difficulties.
Various efforts include timely payment of pension, virtual identification, digitalisation, blood donation camps, ration distribution, mask and sanitiser distribution, aid to local administration, wheel chair distribution, new docu rallies to cover maximum areas etc.
Our efforts exhibit our concern & commitment towards the welfare of our Bhu Puus and the Nepali society, a statement issued by the Embassy of India in Kathmandu said.