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Physical disability should not come in way to progress: Balbir

In order to conduct the physical verification of the units financed by J&K SC, ST & BC Development Corporation Limited and have direct interaction with the beneficiaries, the Corporation Vice-Chairperson Balbir Ram Rattan, alongwith Financial Advisor/CAO, Vijay Kumar Tak, Divisional Manager, Kashmir, Arshad Bhat, District Manager, Srinagar, Arif Haleem Khan and Accountant, Kashmir Divisional Office, Babar Bashir Wani, visited units set up in different parts of Srinagar by availing loans from the Corporation.

The units inspected included medical equipments shop with water & air purifying appliances, stationary shop, provisional store etc. in Lal Mandi, Wazir Bagh and Iqbal Park areas of Srinagar city.

While a physically challenged person Gurdeep Singh has setup medical equipments plus water and air purifying appliances unit, Harminder Singh is running a stationary shop with financial assistance from the Corporation.

Similarly, Fayaz Ahmed Khan has set up provision store by availing loan from the SC, ST & BC Development Corporation Limited through Srinagar district office.

Appreciating the zeal of physically handicapped entrepreneur in Iqbal Park area, who is running medical equipments plus water and air purifying appliances unit, Balbir Ram Rattan said that the grit and gumption to such people sends a broad message for self sustenance and also provide employment for other, as he has helped four other unemployed youth to be self reliant. The person with such a courage has not allowed his disability to come in the way to march forward towards progress and becoming a beacon light to other people, who are suffering from physical disabilities, the VC said.