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Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant launched Purple Fest logo

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Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has launched logo of Purple Fest at a function held in Manohar Parrikar Memorial Hall of Sanjay Centre for Education, Porvorim. The event was organised by the Office of State Commission for Persons with Disabilities Goa in collaboration with Directorate of Social Welfare and Entertainment Society of Goa. Goa Government is delighted to introduce Purple Fest – Celebrating Diversity, a first-of-its-kind inclusive festival that embraces, expresses and celebrates persons with disabilities. Government will provide 100 per cent facilities to the Divyangs in the State.

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About the Purple fest:

Purple fest will be different type of festival for which entire country is anxiously waiting for fest to happen. He said till date 2,000 entries has been registered and he expect more than 5,000 delegates for this mesmorising fest. The government will start sign language course in next year for the special people, which he assured to public. The aim of the three-day inclusive festival is to illustrate how people can unite to support each other and “make everyone in our society feel included.

While the event is free for Goan delegates, exhibitors, and students with disabilities from around the country, other delegates need to pay a fee of Rs 1,000 to attend the Goa Purple Fest. There are two categories — individual and organisation – mentioned in the registration forms. NGOs or institutions who work in the field of disability will be allowed a 50 percent discount, the social welfare minister had said earlier. Organisations with more than 10 participants will be charged Rs 500 each.

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