Scholarships to Differently Abled Students and Unemployment Allowances were given to 7638 nos. of beneficiaries through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT). A joint initiative of Assam State Legal Service Authority in partnership with Social Welfare Department and Health & Family Welfare Department, Govt. of Assam - “PROJECT REACH OUT AND RESPOND” “সঁহাৰি” was organized by the Department from 4th March, 2017 to 12th March, 2017, whereby various types of Aids & Appliances were distributed to the persons with disability from 5 (five) districts viz. Nagaon, Morigaon, Darrang, Goalpara, Kamrup (M) and Kamrup (R) with the support of Bhagawan Mahabeer Vikalanga Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS) and Artificial Limb Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO).
Details of person who benefited through the camp:
Initiative has been taken to create a robust district wise database to enumerate every person with disability along with the details of their area of disability. All the districts have been intimated to expedite the process of data collection.