Visit of Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities & Deputy Chief Commissioner to Shillong from 8th-10th February 2017
8th-10th February 2017, 2017: Dr. Kamlesh Kumar Pandey, Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities (CCPD) alongwith Dr. Sanjay Kant Prasad Dy. Chief Commissioner visited Shillong from 8th - 10th February, 2017 to review the status of implementation of the Persons with Disabilities Act, 1995 in the State by concerned departments. A separate meeting with the Additional Chief Secretary, I/c Social Welfare, Department of Social Welfare and State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities was held on 9th February, 2017 in the Committee Room-II, Main Secretariat building. A review meeting with Government officials on the status of implementation of the Persons with Disabilities Act, 1995 was also held on the same day.
The Chief Commissioner interacted with NGOs working for the welfare of persons with disabilities and Media persons on the 10th February, 2017. He also visited the office of the Commissioner for persons with disabilities, the Early Diagnostic & Intervention Centre at Civil Hospital, Shillong and conducted an inspection at Bethany Society, Shillong and Meghalaya Parents of Disabled.