International Day of Persons with Disabilities celebrated at MANUU
The Maulana Azad National Urdu University observed the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (PwD) on Tuesday. The PwD Cell at MANUU organised a public lecture on ‘Leaving No One Behind’ to mark the occasion.
Hyderabad: The Maulana Azad National Urdu University observed the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (PwD) on Tuesday. The PwD Cell at MANUU organised a public lecture on 'Leaving No One Behind' to mark the occasion.
Radhika Rastogi, Deputy Director-General, National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayath Raj, Rajendranagar, delivering the lecture, said that disability was not an obstacle in the path of development. Giving examples of Stephen Hawking and Arunima, she pointed that several persons with physical challenges had achieved a lot of things which even normal persons could only imagine.
She further spoke about various schemes run by the government beneficial for the physically challenged and said the schemes would give them a right to live a dignified life if implemented properly. Professor Ayub Khan, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, MANUU, in his presidential remarks emphasised on the provision of equal facilities and opportunities for the disabled so that they should not underrate themselves in any field.
Prof S M Rahmatullah, Registrar also spoke on the occasion. Later, a writing competition was held for students. Prizes were awarded to the 3 winners and consolation prizes were given to other participants.