Disabled people from Tirunelveli meet district collector to air issues
Tirunelveli in Tamil Nau hosted a grievance meet for people with disabilities. District Collector Sandeep Nanduri received more than 300 petitions from disabled people across the district.
People with disabilities spoke about their grievances and problems to the district collector. They requested the government to issue identity cardsso that they can avail of the central and state government schemes and benefits.
Disabled people from various organizations took part in the event. They also asked the collector to issue free passes in government busses.
Many disabled people find it hard to get jobs and reach a good standard of living in tsociety. Such people have asked for a monthly assistance from the state government.
The district collector promised to take speedy actions. He pointed out that many complaints and problems addressed by the disabled people were given solutions at the previous meet.