Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh: On the auspicious occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a groundbreaking initiative aimed at promoting inclusivity and empowerment among persons with disabilities. The country’s first high-tech sports training centre for Divyangjan, named after former Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, was unveiled in a momentous ceremony in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. Dr. Virendra Kumar, Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, was also present on this historic occasion.
In a poignant display of support for inclusivity and the spirit of sportsmanship, Dr. Virendra Kumar paid a heartfelt visit to the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Training Centre for Disability Sports earlier in the day, engaging with Divyangjan and offering his words of encouragement.
Prime Minister Modi, in his address, expressed profound admiration for persons with disabilities, underscoring the neglect they endured in previous administrations. He reaffirmed his government’s unwavering commitment to the welfare of Divyangjan, emphasizing the need for equal opportunities and a more inclusive society.
The Atal Bihari Vajpayee Training Centre for Divyang Sports is envisioned as a beacon of hope, fostering equal access to sports, nurturing talent, and encouraging participation in various sporting disciplines. This cutting-edge facility is open to Divyangjan from across the nation, providing them with state-of-the-art facilities and training resources to hone their sporting prowess.
This inauguration program symbolizes the nation’s commitment to an inclusive and accessible sports ecosystem. It underscores the power of sports in inspiring individuals to surmount obstacles, irrespective of their physical abilities, and reinforces the message that determination and dedication know no boundaries.
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