Mysore, July 26 (KK&DM)- Chief Minister's Parliamentary Secretary S.A. Ramdas launched the medical camp for special children at the Government Higher Primary School premises, Kanakagiri on Sewage Farm Road, in the city this morning.

The programme is organised by the South Zone BEO's Office under the Sarva Shikshana Abhiyan Scheme.

Speaking on the occasion, Ramdas said that physical disability is neither handicap nor a curse. The parents of special children should encourage them in their education, besides nurturing them well. The schools should teach special moral lessons apart from organising extracurricular and adventure activities, he said.

Ramdas said, his Aasare organisation will envisage a programme for screening documentaries of the achievers in the world at schools, through a mobile van. Measures will be taken to grant houses under government's Ashraya scheme to the parents of special children studying in schools coming under K.R. constituency, who do not own a house, he added.

The parents of special children gave some suggestions and memoranda on the occasion.

The memoranda were mostly on providing free physio therapy treatment to special children, skilled training to volunteers attending special children, concession in bus fares being offered by the Railways and establishment of residential school for special children.

More than 600 special children from schools located in South Zone, attended the camp.

Ramdas distributed Tricycle, wheelchairs, hearing aids etc., to the special children.

Ramdas also announced that he would take care of the educational and other expenses of Suma, a student of Vishwa-manava School in the city, whose legs are paralysed.

South Zone B.Ed., Raghunandan, Education Officers Purushotham, Niroop Wesley, Revanna and Ramaradhya, BJP K.R. President Somasundar, School SDMC President Puru-shotham were present.

Courtesy : Star Of Mysore