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Government of Odisha, Bhubaneswar

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OLATPUR [Cuttack] – Aug 30. Persons with disabilities and differently abled are well cared by Odisha government through numerous schemes and implementing union government sponsored programmes and facilities , identification of physically challenged persons are under progress in state, in order to help this category people further , said state chief minister Naveen Patnaik while attending a regional workshop on ‘creating awareness on disability issues for eastern region’ held at Swami Vivekananda National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research [SVNIRTAR] at Olatapur 15 km away from Cuttack on Friday.

Highlighting his government measures providing benefit to disabled... Read more

Hon’ble Chief Minister, Odisha, Sj. Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the official website of the State Commission for Persons with Disabilities, Odisha on dt-27.04.2013 at 3rd Floor Conference Hall, Odisha Secretariat in a meeting organized by Women and Child Development Department, Govt. of Odisha.

While inaugurating the website, CM highlighted that the State Commission for Persons with Disabilities portal is accessible to all users, irrespective of the device and technology in use or ability. It will provide maximum accessibility and usability to its visitors like Persons with Disabilities (PwD). A user with visual disability can access this website using assistive technologies, such... Read more

During past three decades, considerable advances have been made in obstetrics and neonatal care, but unfortunately there has been virtually no change in incidences of cerebral palsy,” said the experts attending a workshop on the occasion of the World Cerebral Palsy Day organised by the State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities (SCPD) in collaboration with the Indian Academy of Paediatrics, Odisha branch here on Wednesday, 2nd october 2013.

The experts said cerebral palsy is not a disease but a condition which should not be neglected. If the parents neglect treatment of their children from an early stage, the condition may worsen. Around 90 per cent of parents do not know... Read more