07 May 2018

Social Justice Ministry Organised ‘Cochlear Implant Awareness Programme’

Social Justice Ministry Organised ‘Cochlear Implant Awareness Programme’


The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) under Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment organised a ‘Cochlear Implant Awareness Programme’ at Huda Convention Centre in Faridabad, Haryana.

The Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment, Krishan Pal Gurjar was the Chief Guest in the programme. Under the Assistance to Disabled persons (ADIP) scheme of the DEPwD, there is a provision for Cochlear Implant surgeries of hearing impaired children up to the age of 5 years at the cost of Rs 6.00 Lakhs per unit.

Source- DD News

Static/Current Takeaways Important for NABARD Grade-A Exam 2018-
  • The cochlear implant (CI) is a surgically implanted electronic device that provides a sense of sound to a person who is profoundly or severely deaf in both ear.

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