Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday distributed Assistive Aids and Devices to Senior Citizens (under the Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana-RVY) and Divyangjans (Under ADIP Scheme) at a mega distribution camp at Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh.
He also interacted with divyangjan and senior Citizens at Samajik Adhikarita Shivir in Prayagraj.
This is the biggest ever distribution camp being conducted in the country in terms of the number of beneficiaries covered, number of appliances distributed, and value of aids and appliances distributed, the release said.
In the mega camp, over 56,000 Assistive Aid and Devices of different types were distributed free of cost to over 26,000 of beneficiaries. The cost of the Aids and Devices is over Rs 19 Crore.
The objective is to provide assistance through these aids and devices to the daily living and socio – economic development of the Divyangjan and the Senior Citizens.