The REC Foundation, CSR arm of REC Limited, signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with ALIMCO to provide assistance of ?10.00 crore for the project “Distribution of aids & assistive devices to persons with disabilities” in 25 locations across the country.
The MoA was signed by Sh. Bhupesh Chandolia, Senior GM & HoD, REC Foundation and Sh. Ajay Chaudhary, GM Marketing, ALIMCO. This project will be implemented by the Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO), a Govt. of India PSU, and is aimed at benefiting five to six thousands of people from deprived classes of society.
The proposed project for Distribution of Aids & Appliances to the Person with Disabilities (PwDs) is aimed at empowering them to restore their confidence and improve functional ability. The assistive devices are generally long lasting and does not require high level of maintenance. As the capital cost is already borne under the project, the beneficiary is expected to maintain the same.