Lecture on IDPD organized at GDC Baramulla

Baramulla: The National Service Scheme (NSS) Units of Government Degree College (GDC), Baramulla, has organized an online extension lecture using Zoom platform to commemorate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD).

The theme of the programme was ‘Understanding Worries of Students with Disabilities:

Prof. Syed Rehmat Shah, Head, Department of Zoology and acting Principal of the college while welcoming the guest and participants said that said that according to WHO World Report on Disability, 15 per cent of the world’s population, or more than 1 billion people, are living with disability. Of this number, it’s estimated 450 million are living with a mental or neurological condition— and two-thirds of these people will not seek professional medical help, largely due to stigma, discrimination and neglect report on presented the facts of persons with disabilities, he added and underscored the need to promote and respect the rights and wellbeing thereof.

Other participants also spoke on the occasion and highlighted the history and the importance of the Day

 

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