The Regional Deputy Commissioner (Mumbai), The Ministry of Social Justice & University of Mumbai in association with the Cerebral Palsy Association of India organised a ‘Divyang Sanskrutik Mahotsav’ on Tuesday 13 December 2022 at the University of Mumbai, Santacruz East, Kalina.
This event was specially organised to showcase the talents of young divyang persons in various fields. All the Divyang Achievers of 21 Disabilities falling under the PWD Act, 2016 were felicitated with the Achievers Award.
Divya Sreevalsan, PwMS associated with the Mumbai Chapter was also one of the persons who was chosen to receive this prestigious award. Divya has been a strong MS warrior for 15 years. As her MS progressed, her mobility gradually deteriorated and she has been using a wheelchair for quite some years now. She is a skilled graphic designer and enthusiastically works on assignments from the comfort of her home. Lately, she has been feeling weakness in the trunk and upper limbs and started using a powered wheelchair. She was presented with an achiever’s award and a citation certificate at the ceremony.
Mrs. Sundari Raju, Hon. Secretary MSSI, Mumbai Chapter, Geeta Mirchandani & Jigna Chanpura, PwMS also attended the award function. 30 special schools from Mumbai City & Mumbai Suburban participated in the event & trustees of various organisations were present at the ceremony.
It was a very entertaining program and heart-warming to see the talents displayed by especially abled persons who have excelled in various fields.