CMC&H celebrates International Day of Person with Disability

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CMC&H celebrates International Day of Person with Disability

Ludhiana, December 2, 2019: International Day of Person with Disabilities (02/12/2019) is an international observance promoted by United Nations since 1992. The Observance of the Day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. It also seeks to increase awareness of gains to be derived from the integration of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life. Each year the UN announces annual theme.
This year’s theme is “The future is accessible.”
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR) Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMC&H), Ludhiana thoughtfully celebrated this event by organizing an awareness program on Monday at CMC & Hospital. On this auspicious occasion of “international day of persons with disability”, 250 people gathered in the hospital premises including 100 differently abled people.
Dr. William Bhatti, Director CMC & H, Ludhiana encouraged the “Divyangs” through his thoughtful words and experience. He also emphasized and praised PMR department for their efforts and dedication towards empowerment of people with disabilities
Miss Amrita singh, (ADC) Ludhiana, graced the occasion as chief guest. She felt proud to be there and happy to see the improvement in specially abled persons. She appreciated department of PMR, CMC hospital for all the aid they are providing to the people of the city.
Mrs. Inderjeet Kaur DSSO Ludhiana, Mr,Kuldeep singh and Mr. Gulzar shah from Sarav siksha Abhiyan (SSA) were also present there in the to grace the occasion.
Parents of Divyang children expressed their experience about rehabilitation services provided by PMR department and thanked Dr. Santhosh and his team for their efforts in making their children independent in all aspects of their daily life.
Dr. Santhosh Mathangi, Head of PMR, CMC thanked all dignitaries and people for making this event a success with special thanks to the Chief Guest Miss. Amrita Singh. He appealed to the crowd that we must come together for a better world and for equal rights for all differently abled. He thanked Dr. William Bhatti for his support and guidance.
Divyang students from SSA showcased their talents through cultural activities including action songs, Giddha and dance. Divyang children admitted in PMR ward of hospital performed action song which received loud cheers from the crowd.

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Monday, December 2, 2019