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Cochlear Implant Awareness Programme Organized in Haryana

Published on May 07, 2018
Cochlear Implant Awareness Programme’ was organized by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) under Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment in Haryana.

Cochlear Implant Awareness Programme Organized in Haryana

  • The programme was organised by DEPwD in association with Indian Red Cross Society and Sarvodaya Hospital & Research Centre. 
  • The Chief Guest at the programme was  the Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment, Krishan Pal Gurjar.
  • The event was named Swar Swagtam and it aims to create awareness among the public about the Cochlear Implant Programme under the Assistance to Disabled persons (ADIP) scheme of the Department.
  • Under the Assistance to Disabled persons (ADIP) scheme of the DEPwD, there is a provision for Cochlear Implant surgeries of hearing impaired children up to the age of 5 years at the cost of Rs 6.00 Lakhs per unit.
  • The Cochlear Implant is a modern technology to help young children who have severe to profound deafness in both ears. 
  • Cochlear Implant provides such children to hear normally in one ear and with post surgical rehabilitation they are able to speak also. 
  • These implants are costly therefore the  Cochlear Implant programme has been introduced by the Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry under the revised scheme of Assistance to Disabled Persons.
  • It would enable the purchase of aids and appliances (ADIP) for the poor and needy young children

Expected Questions

1. Cochlear Implants Awareness Programme has been organized in which state?
- Haryana

2. Cochlear Implants Awareness Programme ha been organized in Harayana under which Ministry?
- Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry

3. Who is the current CM of Haryana?
- Manohar Lal Khattar

4. Where are the Kalesar National Park and the Sultanpur National Parks located?
- Haryana

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