Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu in a meeting held to discuss issues related to empowering persons with disabilities (PwD), assured that a National Institute, an Ancillary Unit and ‘Composite Regional Centre (CRC) for PwD will be established in the state.
Khandu informed about this in a meeting attended by the secretary of the persons with disabilities (PwD) department under the ministry of social justice & empowerment (MSoJE), Shakuntala D Gamlin on Monday.
The Chief Minister expressed to empower persons with disabilities for them to become equal, contributing and responsible participants in the society.
The CRC is a service initiative of the MSoJE for creating resources and infrastructure required for developing services for persons with disabilities. This will function as an extended arm of the National Institute.