Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of ALIMCO’s State-of-the-Art Limb Fitting Center and Auxiliary Production Unit
Asia-Pacific, Events, News, June 25 2018
NAWADA, FARIDABAD, INDIA: Chief Minister of Haryana Shri Manohar Lal and Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Krishan Pal Gurjar laid the foundation stone for establishment of State-of-the-Art Rehabilitation Center for Fitment of Artificial Limbs and an Auxillary Production Unit of Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO) at Village Nawada, Tigaon in Faridabad on 16th June, 2018.
The process for establishing ALIMCO’s State-of-the-Art Limbs Fitting Center and Auxillary Production unit is a result of efforts and initiative taken by Union MoS for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Krishna Pal Gurjar, as the demand of such facility was often requested by citizens of the region especially the Divyangjans. Chief Minister Haryana extended his support for this initiative and approved to lease out the appox. 5 Acre land at Village Nawada Tigaon, Block Ballabhgarh, District Faridabad (Haryana) to Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India for a period of 33 years at the lease rate of Rs. 1/- per Acre per year for establishment of State of Art Rehabilitation Center for fitment of artificial limbs.
State-of-the-Art Limbs Fitting Center (LFC) is 25irst of its kind rehabilitation facility that will be provided by ALIMCO which will be equipped hi-end machines for providing best and quality service to the persons with disabilities. Contemporary Assistive Aids and Devices like Motorized Tricycle, Wheelchairs, Walking Stick and Crutches etc. will be manufactured in ALIMCO’s Auxillary Production Unit of Nawada, Faridabad.These new establishment will help to cater not only the Divyangjan of Faridabad but also the adjoining NCR area.
Dr. Prabodh Seth, Joint Secretary, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, Shri D. R Sarin, CMD, ALIMCO and other dignitaries were also be present on the occasion.
Source: Government of India
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