Chhattisgarh best among all Indian states in promoting benefits of disabled, says government
Chhattisgarh has been named as the best state in promoting the benefits of persons with disabilities.
The Union ministry of social justice and empowerment has chosen the state for the award.
The national award will be given by President Ram Nath Kovind on 3 December on the occasion of International Day of people with disabilities at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi.
The award is a part of the national award for the empowerment of persons with disabilities 2017.
The state government has been carrying out various welfare schemes for the benefits of disabled people such as the Swayam Skill Development and Punarvas Programme, Divyangjan adhiniyam 2016.