‘India for Humanity’ initiative

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  • External Affairs Minister Mrs. Swaraj has launched ‘India for Humanity’ initiative to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

‘India for Humanity’ Initiative:

  • The initiative will feature a year-long series of artificial limb fitment camps in a various countries across the globe.
  • For this MEA is collaborating with the renowned charitable organisation — “Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti” (BMVSS).
  • These camps will be initially held in 12 countries identified through our missions with financial support of the central government.
  • The larger aim is to provide for the physical, economic and social rehabilitation of the differently-abled.
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