J & K Police brings cheers to hearing disabled
Three students of Modern High School, Rambagh, Srinagar were provided assistance by Jammu and Kashmir Police, enabling them to hear and respond.
V.K Singh, when posted as ADGP Security J&K in September 2015, took the initiative of screening fifteen students with hearing disability at Modern High School, Rambagh, Srinagar under Civic Action Plan(CAP), said an official.
“The ENT specialist at SMHS Hospital Srinagar certified that two students namely Miss Abida Hanief daughter of Mohammad Hanief Lone resident of Old Barzulla Srinagar and Miss Rutba Rashid daughter of Abdul Rashid Hajam resident of Narkara Budgam could be benefited by way of Cochlear Implant Surgery.”
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, GOI has launched a scheme for assistance of such disabled children.
Under the scheme, Cochlear implants up to Rs. 6 lakhs per unit are provided for children under the age of two years with hearing disability.