Gas Authority of India Limited collaborates withJaipur Foot


Jaipur, Jan 15.  Public sector unit Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) has provided support under Company Social Responsibility (CSR) to the makers of the Jaipur Foot, Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS) to rehabilitate 475 disabled.

 R K Agarwal, the Chief Executive  Officer of the BMVSS, who is a former IAS officer said that under this  CSR support programme  Gail would support the rehabilitation of 475 disabled. Agarwal said that under this project  380 disabled would be provided with artificial limbs and 95 persons would be provided with crutches to enable them to walk.

 D R Mehta, the founder and the chief patron of the  BMVSS thanked the GAIL for its support under the  CSR.He said a number of public sector units including the nationalised banks and various public sector manufacturing units are supporting the BMVSS in its endeavour to rehabilitate the disabled. He said that the GAIL would also provide such support in future also.

 Bhupendra Mehta, the secretary of the BMVSS said with the support of the GAIL, the BMVSS will undertake the task of rehabilitating  475 disabled from all over the country by providing them with artificial limbs and callipers and also crutches between January 2021 to March 2022. Bhupendra Mehta said that under this project the rehabilitation programme has started in the BMVSS centre in Jaipur.