PwDs and elders helpers people & organizations are entitled for Corona EPass

Corona Crisis: E-pass will be issued to institutions and organizations to assist PwDs and elders: State Commissioner PwD writes to collectors

Raipur, 06 April 2020 Lockdown has been implemented in the state in view of Corona virus (Kovid-19) infection. In such a situation, PwDs and elders do not have to face trouble in the availability of necessary resources, for this, State Commissioner of Divyangjan Shri Prasanna R. Has written a letter to all the collectors asking the interested NGOs, civil society organizations and residential welfare associations of the district to allow CG Kovid-19 e-pass for the movement in lockdown. . The state commissioner has asked all the non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations and residential welfare associations desirous of assisting the differently-abled and elderly people to get permission for the movement through CG Kovid-19 App.

It is noteworthy that the Chhattisgarh government has made a provision to issue CG Kovid-19 e-pass to the required service providers to allow movement at the time of lockdown. Under this, there is a provision to provide e-pass to NGOs working for the disabled and senior citizens. The Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, New Delhi has also called upon NGOs and civil society organizations, residential welfare associations to work in coordination to provide access to essential services such as food, medicines, etc. .

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