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Walia inaugurates facilitation camp for issuance of disability certificates


June 9, 2011 - New Delhi

In an endeavor to minimise the inconvenience to disabled students wishing to seek admission in different disciplines in various colleges of the Universities in Delhi, Minister of Social Welfare, Women and Child Development Kiran Walia inaugurated a two-day facilitation camp at the Hindu Rao Hospital here today for issuance of disability certificates to the disabled students.

Walia distributed 63 disability certificates to the students seeking admission in different courses / classes in the colleges and universities in Delhi under single window.

"The department of social welfare has understood the problems of the disabled students and got amended the notification for the purpose of issuance of the certificates of the disability, specifying single window at Hindu Rao Hospital to avail this facility to the needy students," said Walia.

15 doctors of different disciplines appointed as authorities for issuing such a certificates were posted at Hindu Rao Hospital for different nine categories to issue disability certificates.

This is the first, time when such a camp to facilitate the handicapped students at one place has been organized.

It is learnt that University of Delhi has about 600 vacancies reserved for disabled students in different disciplines and for which certificates could be availed from the Facilitation Centre.

ANI

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