'Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis have taken this very important step,' adds B Kane, president Prahar Kranti Organisation
Eknath Shinde. Pic/Official Twitter Handle
Maharashtra will have a department for the welfare of differently-abled people and it will be called Divyang Welfare Department. "Maharashtra has become the first state in the country to have an independent department for the welfare of Divyang. It is Divyang Welfare Department. With this many queries will be solved in one place. Chief Minister Eknath Shinde government has taken a good step for ease of Divyang," B Kane, president Prahar Kranti Organisation, Mumbai told ANI on Saturday.
"Till now, to get justice for Divyang, we had to run to sometimes the Ministry of Urban Development, sometimes the Ministry of Rural Development, and Social Justice, now with Divyang Welfare Department, the issues regarding their employment, rehabilitation etc, will be addressed at one place," Kane said. "Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis have taken this very important step," he added. Maharshtra Chief Minister in a tweet informed the decision of setting up an independent department for the welfare of differently-abled persons.
जागतिक दिव्यांग दिनाचे औचित्य साधून राज्यातील स्वतंत्र #दिव्यांग_कल्याण विभागाची घोषणा करण्यात आली. राज्यात नव्याने निर्माण झालेल्या विभागाच्या माध्यमातून दिव्यांग बांधवांनी वर्षानुवर्षे दिलेल्या लढ्याला न्याय मिळाल्याचे मत व्यक्त केले.#InternationalDayofPersonswithDisabilities pic.twitter.com/s7SacTKwGZ— Eknath Shinde - एकनाथ शिंदे (@mieknathshinde) December 3, 2022
"Independent Divyang Welfare Department in the state was announced on the day of International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Through the newly created department in the state, the differently-abled brothers expressed the opinion that the fight has been given justice for years. #InternationalDayofPersonswithDisabilities," Shinde tweeted roughly translated from Marathi.
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