An ‘Awareness Program’ on ‘Duties and Responsibilities’ of Legal guardians of Divyang declared under National Trust Act was jointly organized by Department for Empowerment of Differently Abled and Senior Citizens, Department of Women and Child Development, Dakshina Kannada, Mangaluru, District Administration, Dakshina Kannada, Mangaluru, Chetana Child Development Centre, (a Unit of Seva Bharathi® Mangalore) V T Road, Mangaluru and Local Level Committee Mangaluru on 5.6.2023 at 3.00 pm at Chetana School premises.

In the beginning, Shri H Nagaraj Bhat Hon. Secretary introducing Seva Bharathi activities welcomed all the invitees. The dignitaries on the dais inaugurated the program by lighting the lamp.

The resource person, Shri Prithviraj Rai, President, Mangalore Bar Association enlightened on various aspects covered under ‘Duties and Responsibilities’ of Legal guardians. He also replied to the questions/doubts raised by the legal guardians participated.

Shri Gopalakrishna, District Disability Welfare Officer, Shri Sudhakar Joshi, Senior Advocate and Shri Vinod Shenoy, Treasurer, Seva Bharathi® Mangalore were present on the dais. Shri Ganaraj Y, volunteer briefed on the salient features of Niramaya Health Insurance Scheme specially designed and highly useful for identified Divyang category. Shri Ganesh Pai volunteer proposed the Vote of Thanks.

This is the first program after formation of Local Level Committee at Mangaluru for educating the legal guardians, was a grand success with 67 participants including Legal guardians, parents of Divyang, volunteers and teachers of Chetana School.