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UDID cards issued to 307219 Divyang persons in Punjab: Dr. Baljit Kaur

The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, March 27

Punjab Government has issued UDID cards to 307219 divyang persons in the state till March 23, 2023.

Divulging the details, Social Security, Women and Child Development Minister Dr.  Baljit Kaur said that to give the benefits of all the schemes and services of the Central and Punjab Government to the divyang persons on the basis of one card, Unique Disability Identity Card (UDID) is generated and its database is being prepared at national level.

Cabinet minister further said that the Punjab Government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann is committed to the welfare of divyang persons.  She said that 3,07,219 UDID cards have been issued to the eligible persons with disabilities’ till March 23, 2023 and according to the daily report shared by the Government of India, the state of Punjab has achieved 10th Rank.

 Dr. Baljit Kaur added that apart from this, a disability cell has been created by the Punjab government for disabled persons.  She said that this dedicated cell will be a single window platform for divyang persons to avail benefits of disability schemes.

 Minister appealed to the divyang persons of the state to apply for UDID card by contacting the service centers, district social security offices or civil hospitals so that they can take benefits of the  government schemes.

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