Rotary free hand and legs camp at New Grain Market-39 Chandigarh
‘Ek Haath Asha Ka’ camp for hands and ‘ Ek Kadam Asha Ka’ camp for legs
Chandigarh, August 30, 2023 (Kulbir Singh Kalsi):
The Rotary Club Chandigarh Central is holding a free mega prosthetic hand and legs camp on September 17, 2023, at New Grain Market, Sector 39, Chandigarh, under the guidance of Satnam Singh Sandhu, founder of Chandigarh Welfare Trust.
The camp is being organized to mark the birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It was announced here today.
Rtn Sunil Kansal, President of Rotary Club Chandigarh Central said, “We have already organized so many camps of this type in the past two years, where prosthetic hands and legs were fixed to almost 2000 beneficiaries. The initiative has made their life easier as they can do their routine works with ease. The artificial hands have been manufactured in the USA and the legs have also been manufactured with modern techniques. Rotary Club provides these hands and legs free of cost to needy people.”
It was announced that children above 10 years of age and elders who have lost their hands in some accident or had to get it amputated otherwise can take benefit of this camp. They will be provided with light, durable, and functional prosthetic hands. The US-made prosthetic hands, weighing 400 grams only, can be fitted below the elbow. After getting the prosthetic hands, the beneficiaries can perform various daily functions like using the computer keyboard, eating, lifting light weights, digging, writing, or doing household activities.
Rtn Sunil Kansal, President; Rtn Vebhu Bhatnagar, Secretary; Rtn R.S.Cheema, Rtn RDS Riar, Rtn NS Aulakh, Rtn Bhupinder Kapur and Rtn Sukhraj Riar were present at the time of the above announcement. The camp will start at 9 am and will conclude at 5 pm. To register for the camp, interested persons can contact 9780812581, 9780812571, 9780812572 mobile numbers.