Staff Reporter

Poongothai Aladi Aruna focussed on the Government’s allocations for persons with disabilities

CHENNAI: Members of the Tamil Nadu Association for Welfare of the Physically Handicapped, in association with the Sakthi Natural Medicine Research Centre and Viking Engineering Enterprises, distributed aid and appliances to nearly 25 physically challenged persons in Thiruverkadu on Sunday.

Social Welfare Minister Poongothai Aladi Aruna highlighted the State Government’s allocations for persons with disabilities. The Ministry was considering offering certain graduation courses free of cost for persons with hearing impairment, she added.

State Commissioner for the Disabled V. K. Jayakodi, members of the Welfare Board for Disabled persons established by the government, and members of the Tamil Nadu Association for the Welfare of the Physically Handicapped were among those present.

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