SmartCanes distributed at Navsari to people with blindness on the eve of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday

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Date(s) - Saturday, September 17, 2016
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2 young boys holding the SmartCane Device Box at the eventOn 17th September 2016, more than 1000 visually challenged individuals received SmartCanes from PM Narendra Modi as part of the largest ever distribution camp for aids and assistive devices, that was organised in Navsari district of Gujarat. As part of this Samajik Adikarita Shivir organized by Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, more than 11000 PWDs were provided assistive devices. Various dignitaries including The Governor of Gujarat Shri O P Kohli, Chief Minister of Gujarat Shri Vijay Rupani, Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, as well as  several other union and state ministers attended this event.