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Accessible India Campaign drawing competition winners awarded

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

On the occasion of Children's Day today, Union minister Thaawarchand Gehlot presented awards to the 58 winners of a drawing and painting competition on 'Accessible Campaign' at an event organised in

The Union Social Justice and Empowerment minister congratulated the winners and also applauded the efforts of the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) for organising the competition.

The winners were awarded prizes and certificates during a colourful ceremony at the Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra.

Gehlot said his ministry was committed to the welfare of the differently-abled and has initiated several new schemes and programmes for them in the past three years.

The DEPwD had organised the competition at the National Bal Bhawan for schoolchildren and students with disabilities on Thursday, in which around 1,200 students participated.

The Accessible Campaign was launched by Prime Minister Modi in December 2015.

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First Published: Tue, November 14 2017. 21:32 IST