A total of thirty differently abled persons were identified and measurements were taken to provide them artificial limbs free of costs at an assessment camp for orthopeadically and prosthetically affected persons held here on Monday.
Technicians and experts from Bangalore visited the centre and measured the size of limbs for each beneficiary. They would manufacture the limbs according to the size and requirements of the individual and distribute them free of cost, according to the camp organiser R.S.K. Raghuraam. “We hope to identify at least 30 beneficiaries each day.
The identification and assessment will continue on November 29 and 30,” he added.
He appealed to all differently abled persons to attend the camp and avail the facilities.
The camp, organised by Orthotics and Prosthetics Rehabilitation Therapy Centre and Mobility India, Bangalore was inaugurated by Joint Director of Health Services M. Raju. Deputy Director of Health Services T. Jayabal and Rotary Club members took part.