Nagrik Dialogue

Hon’ble Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Dr. Virendra Kumar flags-off World Record Expedition team of People with Disabilities to Siachen Glacier from Dr Ambedkar international centre.

On the occasion of Independence Day, The honorable minister of social justice and empowerment Dr Virender Kumar , Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, unfurled the national flag this morning in the presence of minister of state madam Pratima Bhowmik Madam Upma Srivastava (Member Secretary, DAF) and Shri Vikas Trivedi (Director, DAIC) at Dr Ambedkar international centre, 15 Janpath, which is a premier autonomous research body mandated to research and provide policy feed to empower marginalised communities and to bring in Socio Economic transformation in the society.

It was followed by a series of events organised by DAIC saluting the tricolour, the Honourable Cabinet Minister Dr. Virender Kumar flagged off the vehicle convoy carrying the Divyanjan Siachen Glacier expedition team from Dr. Ambedkar International Centre. Program was very well organised by Shri Vikas Trivedi Director DAIC in coordination with various government departments and NGOs.

DAIC under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is supporting the world record expedition of people with disabilities to Siachen Glacier, as part of its commitment towards the cause and betterment of Divyanjaan citizens of our country.This aligns well with the Sustainable Development Goals SDG10 Reducing Inequalities, SDG16 Peace, Justice & Strong Insitutions, SDG17 Partnerships with People leaving no differently abled behind .

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