Handicap apex body

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    IMPHAL, January 22: The associations of handicapped persons of Manipur today officially announced its apex body – “State Platform of Disable People Organization Manipur” with “Rising, Shinning to stand united” as its motto.

    During a press meet at press club, Jaswanta Sapam President of the State Platform of Disabled People Organization, Manipur said that compared to other states, people with handicaps in the state are facing lots of problem and are less competitive because the schemes which the centre has sanctioned especially for the handicapped are not being implemented.

    Saying that the State Platform of Disable People Organization, Manipur  is made up of all communities, he said that the people with disabilities 1985 act is yet to be implemented in the state. “We are yet to have a state disabilities commissioner for the welfare of the disabilities,” he added.

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