Modi gives over 15,000 equipment to differently-abled

January 23, 2016 17:08 IST 3 of 3
These include 3,458 tri-cycles, 1,800 crutches, 686 wheelchairs, 1,400 digital hearing kits, 446 kits for low IQ children, 589 artificial limbs and 300 walkers, Avnish Awasthi, joint secretary, union ministry of social justice and empowerment, department of disability affairs. More than 45 people who were injured in a bus accident when they were headed for the event would be given their equipment at their homes, the official added. In his speech at the function, Modi also wished those injured in the accident a speedy recovery. Credit: