Meeting for PwDs in Tuensang
Publish Date : 30/03/2018
DIMAPUR :Published on 29 Mar. 2018 12:37 AM IST
A First Tuensang District Level Consultations for Inclusion and Participation of Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) meeting was held on March 28 under the Chairmanship of Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC), Tuensang, Albert Ezung.
According to DIPR, the house was apprised of the directives given by the election commission regarding providing facilities to persons with disabilities, by the ADC.
He also said the each elector was important for better functioning of democracy and they must get their rights. The election commission focuses especially on PWDs to participate in the election process with their inclusion in the electoral Roll and encouraging them to exercise their franchise, he added.
He urged the members to have an action plan in the District level and make it its basic fundamental responsibility to identify PwDs and once they are identified they need to be sensitized.
The meeting was attended by the District Administration, Chief Medical Officer, Welfare department, Education department, DPRO, Tuensang and Assistant Election Officer Tuensang.
CP: Nagaland Post