Port Blair, Aug 24: Assistance to Disabled Persons for Purchase/Fitting of Aids/Appliances (ADIP Scheme) is being implemented by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, GoI since 1981.
The main objective of the scheme is to assist the needy Divyangjan in procuring durable, sophisticated and scientifically manufactured, modern, standard aids and appliances that can promote their physical, social and psychological rehabilitation by reducing the effect of disabilities and enhancing their economic potential. Under the Scheme, aids and assistive devices are given to Persons with Disabilities with an aim to improve their independent functioning and to arrest the extent of disability and occurrence of secondary disabilities. The scheme was modified and is applicable with effect from 01st April 2022.
The Composite Regional Centre, A&N Island, under the Administrative Control of NIEPMD Chennai in collaboration with the Directorate of Social Welfare and Directorate of Education, has planned to organize a Screening Camp for the Divyangjans under ADIP Scheme at the CRC, A&N Islands, Brookshabad on 26th August 2022 and at Wimberlygunj on 27th August 2022. After the screening and the document verification, necessary ADIP materials will be distributed to the Divyangjan on 17th September 2022.
All the Divyangjans (PwDs) have been requested to participate in the ADIP screening Camp to be held at the conference Hall of CRC, A&N Islands. All are requested to participate in the camp along with documents viz. Adhaar Card, Disability Certificate and 2 passport size Photograph.
For any query related to the ADIP Screening camp contact: Mrs. R. Saranayah, Rehabilitation Officer (+919363495886, +917397764707), Mr. H.S Devsharma, Consultant, Prosthetics and Orthotics (+919474248849) and Ms. G Kokila, Special Educator-cum-Vocational Instructor (+917063900658).