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Jaipur Foot transforming lives around the world: Naidu

IANS  |  Hanoi 

M. Venkaiah on Saturday praised the iconic Jaipur Foot and said it has transformed the lives of thousands across the world.

was speaking at the capital at an inauguration ceremony of the

The camp was being held under the 'For Humanity' programme in the context of the 150th birth

"The iconic Jaipur Foot is lighter than all the other artificial limbs and has transformed the lives of thousands and helped them lead a life of dignity and become productive members of the community," said.

He appreciated the and said that the Jaipur Foot is an initiative that provides to the differently-abled persons a sense of freedom and mobility, a sense of dignity and an ability to live life fully.

It is one of the great scientific innovations emerging out of which has transformed and continues to transform numerous lives, the added.

Naidu appreciated the partnership between the and (BMVSS) -- the world's largest non-profit organisation -- and said this is a partnership of love, service and compassion.

The is on a four-day visit to



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First Published: Sat, May 11 2019. 15:56 IST