District sports meet for special kids begins today
KHARGHAR: On the occasion of World Disability Day the Social Welfare Department, zilla Parishad Thane along with Swami Brahmanand Pratishthan, Centre for Special Children is organising District Sports Meet on December 3 at Bharat Ratna Late Shri Rajiv Gandhi Krida Sankul, Sector 3, CBD, Navi Mumbai. According to Sukanya Venkataraman, principal of Pratishthan, “A total of 25 special schools under Thane zilla Parishad will participating in the event. Around 421 students with different disabilities such as hearing impairment, visual impairment, mental retardation, orthopedic and multiple disabilities will participate in various athletic and aquatic events.” Informed Venkataraman, “The aquatic events were held on Wednesday at YMCA, Sector 3, CBD. On Thursday, the events will begin at 9.30 am and will continue till 4pm.