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Resource id #4 Disabled people to get prostheses in February - Volume 3 Issue 2: Disability News and Information Service for India

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Volume 3 Issue 2 - January 15, 2005

Disabled people to get prostheses in February

DNIS News Network - Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment promises prostheses.

The Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Meira Kumar, announced that disabled people would be given artificial limbs and aids in Bangalore in February 2005.

The other state capitals will also follow similar programmes later in the year.

Having recently distributed artificial limbs and aids to over 3,700 beneficiaries, the Minister said, “There are 2.19-crore disabled people in the country who need support to live with less discomfort.”

She asked the state governments to ensure that the reservation policy for disabled people in government jobs should be implemented according to the law.

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