22 Sep :With a view to help families grappling with disabilities of their wards, the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment on Monday launched a helpline.
Launching ‘Abiline’ along with Association for Rehabilitation under National Trust Initiative in Marketing (ARUNIM), former President A P J Abdul Kalam today asked for serious efforts to help disabled persons become contributing members of the society.
By dialling on the helpline number, parents can get all information regarding any disability problem and also get the knowledge of avenues for help to disabled persons.Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Trust, Atul Prasad stressed, "Abiline is not like any other helpline. It’s a helpline with a lot of difference."
A release of the ministry said that the helpline has been launched for the counselling of the parents of the disabled, NGOs and people with special needs.Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment, Subbulakshmi Jagadeesan was also present during the launch