SAMBA, July 8: Parveen Sangral, president Muskan Foundation, Vijaypur accused the administration of its total failure in providing the benefits of the schemes launched by Central Government to the physically challenged persons.
Addressing the media persons here, today, she appraised the plight and miserable life of one Miss Mannu, D/o Chanchla Devi and Krishan Lal of Largan in Panchayat Halqa Aithem of Kandoli Nagrota. She said that Miss Munnu is physically challenged. Her father has died and younger brother is studying in 9th class. She belongs to socially backward class i.e. Tarkhan and falls within Below Poverty Line (BPL).
She said that the age of Miss Mannu is about 27 years and her both limbs are not functioning. She is dependent upon the attendant. Chanchla Devi being old lady is facing hardships to manage and care her daughter Mannu. She is worried about the future of her ailing daughter. Sangral said that none of the local leaders, panchayat members, Asha workers, Anganwari workers, Social Welfare Department has bothered to listen them despite the fact that the family approached to them various times for provide the benefits of various Central/State Government schemes launched for the physically challenged persons to the girl.
Parveen Sangral lambasted the hollow propaganda of Government as well as Administration regarding the implementation of Central/State Government schemes. She said that the officials and concerned authorities implemented the schemes only in papers only but not on the ground. She was astonished that Miss Mannu has been deprived of disability pension which is being provided to physically challenged persons.
She said that the Government has launched the schemes for physically challenged persons that construction of toilet, approach road up to the residential house of challenged persons and provide the tri-cycle/scooty but in the instant case the victim of every thing including disable pension.
Sangral urged Lieutenant Governor to take serious note of it and issue the directions to the concerned authorities to pay visit in the village Largan and see the reality on ground and help the needy family under the schemes launched by the Government.