A one day cultural event was organized by Hope Disability Centre (HDC), an undertaking of She Hope Society for Women Entrepreneurs (SHSFWE) in collaboration with Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Wing of education department of Poonch. The event was held at Government Middle School Mankot, Poonch on 28th November 2019.
The event was first of its kind in district Poonch of union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, where inclusive cultural activities were presented on one platform.
Zonal Education Officer Mr Abdul Razzaq was the chief guest and more than 300 people from all walks of life including people with disability were in attendance.
While applauding the organizers for conducting such a camp in the district for the first time, the ZEO said that the need for inclusion of persons with disabilities in the mainstream should be the priority with all stakeholders. He further added that the NGO’s and government should come together to mitigate the difficulties the persons with disabilities face in their day to day lives.