SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon today stressed on the need to use modern teaching methodology and scientific tools to impart skills and training to the visually impaired children so as to make them independent in their lives.
Dr Samoon said this while interacting with a group of children from National Association of Blind (NAB) who were on a tour to Srinagar
While interacting with the teachers and parents of children, Dr Samoon said government is committed to provide assistance and opportunities to these children and every effort will be made to ensure benefits of welfare schemes reach them He said that every effort should be made to provide conducive environment to the special children who deserve utmost attention in our society .
Divisional Commissioner was informed that around 100 children from five districts are being trained at NAB centre in Pattan. He directed Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, director social welfare and custodian general to identify a land or structure for the children so that they can be provided best of facilities at a centrally located place in Srinagar.
He also stressed on coordinated efforts by state government, central government and NGOs for providing better facilities to such children and provide them better opportunities in life . The Divisional Commissioner also sought the status of blind home in Srinagar and ways by which facilities there can be improved.
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