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Divisional Commissioner Raghav Langer announces setting up of CRC at Jammu

Last Updated on December 3, 2021 at 9:11 pm

Department of Home Science, University of Jammu in collaboration with Jiger Institute of General Education and Rehabilitation, the Association of Deaf and Aphasic, and Kalpana Kala Kendra today organised a  mega event to mark World Disability Day here on the University campus.

Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Raghav Langer was the Chief Guest, while Prof. Manoj Dhar, Vice Chancellor, University of Jammu, presided over the event.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Langer mentioned that a Composite Regional Centre (CRC) is being set up in Jammu to aid the cause of persons with special needs. He said that a land measuring 38 kanal has been identified at Vijaypur for the project. He said that the centre will provide skill development training for all round development of differently abled persons.

 He also underlined that Lieutenant Governor of J&K is very sensitive regarding these issues and directions have been issued from his office to the Deputy Commissioners for conducting Panchayat level survey to identify specially abled persons and their needs/issues so that the same could be resolved.

He also appreciated the students, who presented a scintillating cultural programme during the event.