K.S. Rajanna, Commissioner for the Disabled, urged the physically challenged community to utilise the benefits of State and Union government-sponsored programs.

He was speaking after inaugurating a function on ‘Facilities to physically challenged’, organised under the aegis of Department of Physically Challenged and Senior Citizens Welfare, Mandya District Administration and Mandya Zilla Panchayat at Gandhi Bhavan in Mandya on Friday.

The State and Union governments are committed to bringing the physically challenged to the mainstream. The State and Union governments have designed several projects to uplift the handicapped,” he said.

The governments have provided equal opportunities to the physically challenged besides serving to protect their rights, Mr. Rajanna said.

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