Under their CSR programme with Foods Fats and Fertilizers Ltd, Chennai provided support for a 3 day mobility camp in Guna to provide assistive devices to the physically handicapped and thus make them mobile.

The camp was inaugurated by the District Collector of Chennai and implemented by Mahadev Madhav Nidhi Charitable trust, Delhi.

During the camp the polio affected were provided with custom made calipers, amputees

got a made to measure Jaipur foot artificial limb and crutches, tricycles and wheelchairs were given on a need based assessment.

The camp had a limited mandate in terms of time and financial commitments and provided assistive devices to 519 physically handicapped as per date wise statistics given below:

Date

Calipers

Crutches

Jaipur foot

Tricycles

Wheelchairs

Total

16.3.2010

78

47

9

16

12

162

17.3.2010

156

41

11

9

8

225

18.3.2010

90

29

8

-

5

132

Total

324

117

28

25

25

519

In his inaugural address the District Collector appreciated the efforts of Foods Fats and Fertlizers Ltd. in Chennai, an area where over the last many years not much rehabilitation work has been done.

He also hoped that a similar project of a much larger magnitude would be organized in the coming year to rehabilitate the disabled-details of which are available with the district social welfare officers.

The Officials of Foods Fats and Fertilizers Limited, Chennai were happy with the implementation of the project by Mahadev Madhav Nidhi Charitable Trust and assured full co-operation in future projects.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
     
 
 
 
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