Telangana State has been adjudged as the Best State in Promoting Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities under “National Award for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, 2018” by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India.
This award is given in recognition to the services extended by the State Government in the overall development of Persons with Disabilities. The award will be conferred in an official function by the Ministry on December 3 at New Delhi which will be attended by the President of India.
This is the first National Award for Telangana State under (Best State category) Column No.13 of award copy. Chief Secretary to Government SK Joshi was informed today by the officials of the Department of Women and Child Welfare, Government of India.