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Legitimate Demands of Disabled People Will Be Considered Sympathetically: Dr. Baljit Kaur

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | August 22, 2023 06:27 PM

CHANDIGARH: Social Security, Women and Child Development Department is continuously working for the welfare of the Divyang(disabled) in the state. Accordingly, the Minister for Social Security, Women, and Child Development, Dr. Baljit Kaur, held a meeting with representatives of the Disabled Association.

Divulging in this regard, Cabinet Minister Dr. Baljit Kaur said that in various departments, corporations and boards of Punjab, filling up of vacant and backlog posts related to disabled people, promotion of disabled employees, demands related to disabled sportspersons. On various issues related to pensions of disabled class, bank loans, other legitimate demands of providing facilities to the disabled will be resolved soon.

The Minister also said that the Punjab government is committed to make life easier for the disabled people in the state. The minister assured the association's representatives during the meeting that their legitimate demands will be considered and resolved.

On this occasion, Special Chief Secretary of Social Security, Women and Child Development, Mrs. Raji P. Srivastava, Director of the Social Security Women and Child Development Department, Ms. Madhvi Kataria, and Additional Director S. Charanjit Singh were present.

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