PM Modi to give free assistive aids to 26,000 to senior citizens, differently-abled in Allahabad

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will distribute assistive aids and devices to senior citizens under the Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana (RVY) and divyangjans (differently-abled persons) under Assistance to Disabled Persons (ADIP Scheme) at a mega distribution camp in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, on 29 February.

This is the biggest ever distribution camp being conducted in the country in terms of the number of beneficiaries covered, number of appliances distributed and value of aids and appliances distributed.

In the mega camp, over 56,000 assistive aids and devices of different types will be distributed free of cost to over 26,000 of beneficiaries. The cost of the aids and devices is over Rs 19 crore.

The objective is to provide assistance through these aids and devices to the daily living and socio-economic development of differently-abled persons and senior citizens.

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