National Award for Chhattisgarh for empowerment of persons with disabilities
- 13 Nov 2021
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On November 12, 2021, the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities under the Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment announced the winners of the National Awards for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities for the year 2020. Chhattisgarh received National Award in three categories.
- This award will be presented to Chhattisgarh on the occasion of International Day of Disability on 3rd December in New Delhi.
- The Bell Press, run by the Social Welfare Department in Bilaspur, has been selected in the category of Best Braille Press for the National Award.
- Naya Raipur has been selected in the category of local body for excellent work in creating a barrier-free environment for disabled persons. For this, Atal Nagar Vikas Pradhikaran will be honored with the National Award.
- Similarly, in the category of Best Employer and Placement Officer/Agency for Self Employed with Divyangjan, Nook Tea Cafe Ventures LLP of Samta Colony Raipur has been selected as Best Employer for Private or Non-Government Organization or Office.