On Friday 70 people with physical handicaps who have excelled in their careers or studies were honoured at a ceremony held at Panjab University’s English Auditorium. Professor J.S. Jayra, principal of the Blind Institute, in Chandigarh’s Sector 26 presented mementoes to the awardees. He welcomed the inititative and said such recognition would strengthen the determination of people with handicaps.
The programme was organized by the Research and Development wing of Quark Express Publishing – India, in association with Experts and Phoenix – two manpower development firms. Among the awardees were students of the Chandigarh College of Engineering and Technology,Vatika school, The Blind Institute, the Government College of Arts and employees of the National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research.
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