REC Limited provides relief to persons with disabilities
Dated Feb 21 2021
REC Limited, through its CSR arm, REC Foundation has completed 25 distribution camps in different locations across the country providing aids and appliances through Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO). The aids and appliances included tri-cycle, folding wheel chair, Baisakhi, walking stick, hearing machine, smart cane, cellphone, braille kit, etc. In all, about 8961 people across India, from economically weaker sections were benefited with 33,536 nos. of aids and assistive devices.
Each distribution camp was preceded with an assessment camp where beneficiary identification, measurements of required assistive device was taken wherever required and then the devices were manufactured. The 25th camp was held at Katihar, Bihar wherein 271 beneficiaries with disabilities from underprivileged sections of the society were provided with 471 nos. of aids and assistive devices. Honourable Member of Parliament Shri Dulal Chandra Goswami was the Chief Guest along with other dignitaries namely, Shri Rajiv Ranjan, Executive Director, District Social Security Cell; Shri Anil Kumar, Advisor, REC Foundation and officials of the district administration.