Aid distributed to differently-abled

Published: 09th July 2013 11:20 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th July 2013 11:20 AM   |  A+A-

Minister for Social Welfare and Nutritious Noon Meal Programme, Valarmathi distributed goods to a group of differently-abled on Monday. The goods included sewing machines, wheelchairs, magnifiers, behind-the-ear hearing aids, leg braces and spirometers  amounted to Rs 6.55 lakh.

The distribution which happened at Andhra Mahila Sabha, Adyar, also had the presence of P Sivasankaran, Secretary, and V K Jayakodi, Commissioner and Principal Secretary of Department of  Welfare of differently-abled. A Sundaravalli, Chennai District collector, also took part in the event.

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