“District Administration to hold mega camps to ensure maximum E-cards generation under UDID scheme: Deputy Commissioner”


“District Administration to hold mega camps to ensure maximum E-cards generation under UDID scheme: Deputy Commissioner”

Says, eligible beneficiaries to get a one-stop solution in these camps through on-spot enrollment and medical examination facilities
Exhorts specially-abled persons to rush in the camps to be able to avail maximum benefit of government’s pro-people schemes made for them


(HNI Bureau):  To ensure no specially-abled person left without the Unique Disability Identity Cards (UDID), District Administration Jalandhar is going to hold mega camps in the month of March across the district.
Divulging the details, Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Ghanshyam Thori said that the mega camps would provide one-stop solutions to all eligible beneficiaries with facilities like on-spot medical examination by expert physicians besides others.
The deputy commissioner said that the first mega-camp would be held at Civil Hospital Jalandhar on March 1 and 2, 2021, followed by similar camps at Phillaur community health center (CHC) on March 4, CHC Barapind on March 5, Apra on March 10, Noormahal on March 12, Nakodar on March 18, Mehatpur on March 19, Jamsher on March 25, Kartarpur on March 26, and at Lohian Khas CHC on April 1, 2021.
He further added that a panel of doctors comprising medical specialists, and eye-specialists would also be available at the Civil Hospital Jalandhar, where the physical examination of the disability of applicants of UDID cards would take place every Tuesday i.e. March 9, 16, 23, and 30. He said that any person can visit the Civil Hospital on these dates for their disability assessment and UDID card enrollment.
Mr. Thori said that specially-abled persons are an integral part of our society and no stone would be left unturned to serve them as it was the administration’s duty to provide them with the equal job and social security opportunities.
He further called upon specially-abled persons to carry their Aadhar card, Voter’s ID card, or any other age proof along with their passport size photo to get themselves registered for UDIC cards.
The deputy commissioner mentioned that by using the UDIC cards visually impaired persons could avail the benefit of the free bus traveling besides employment opportunities, and other necessary facilities.
Pointing out further, Nodal Officer of the scheme Dr. Anu said that during these camps all the eligible beneficiaries would get all the requisite facilities under one roof and expert panels to conduct the physical examination of applicants would also remain present in the camps.
She said that so far 15817 UDID cards have been generated in the district and with such massive E-cards generation Jalandhar has emerged as a leading district under this scheme. She mentioned that as per the directions given by Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar, the district administration was roping-in all the key departments to facilitate beneficiaries during the camps.
She said that a slew of measures including bus facility for the referred patients, Audiometry test and other tests for MR patients at other healthcare establishments, and organization of camps at Pingla Ghars were being taken by the administration to ensure hassle-free services to the beneficiaries. The Nodal Officer further said that the UDID cards would be bearing a Quick Response (QR) code that helps in verifying the credentials of the card-holder.


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