Today is International Day of Persons with Disabilities. President Ram Nath Kovind will confer the annual National Awards on individuals, institutions, organizations and states and districts for their outstanding achievements and work towards the empowerment of Persons with Disabilities today.
Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Dr. Virendra Kumar will preside over the function. The event is being organized by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities Divyangjan under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
Ministers of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale, A. Narayanaswamy and Pratima Bhoumik will also be present on the occasion.