District 316-H in collaboration with the Ministry Of Social Justice & Empowerment and the Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation Of India, distribute artificial limbs to physically handicapped persons across the districts of Nellore, Prakasam, Kadapa, Guntur, Ananthapur, Kurnool, in Andhra Pradesh.
With the ever increasing numbers of handicapped persons across the state of Andhra Pradesh, Lions Clubs District 316-H decided to facilitate artificial limbs, wheel chairs, hearing aids and mentally retarded kits amongst other, in order to help them get self-sufficient.
According to MJF Lion Y. Amruthavalli, District Governor 316-H, “For the first time various clubs across District 316-H have come together, to undertake this noble cause, and work in a collaborative manner to help physically challenged people access government schemes, that otherwise would not be beneficial, due to lack of awareness. To this end our clubs joined hands with the Ministry Of Social Justice & Empowerment and the Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation Of India to ensure that maximum handicapped people are able to benefit from the government schemes”.
District wise break-up of distribution:
|District||No. of beneficiaries|
|Total persons who benefitted||9332|