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Childline Director calls for support towards PWDs

HP NEWS SERVICE
Nongpoh, Dec 3: Director of Childline, Shillong, Thomas Mallai has made a clarion call to the people of Meghalaya to extend their support to People With Disabilities (PWDs) who he said are sometimes neglected by the society.
Mallai had made this appeal during an event organized by the Association for Persons with Disabilities at DUIA Hall, Diwon village in Ri Bhoi District to celebrate the International Day for Persons with Disabilities today.
Hundreds of PWDs from different parts of Ri Bhoi District took part in the event which was also attended by the former MDC of Nongpoh, Rona Khymdeit.
As part of the day-long celebration, the association also conducted singing and dancing competition and awards were also distributed to the winners. Dr. Verity Markhap as the adviser of the association also released the logo of the association which was designed by Dr. Khagen Basumatary, HOD department of Basic Principle of Ayurveda, Government Ayurvedic College and Hospital, Guwahati.