In connection with International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD – 2023) FDMSE, RKMVERI, Coimbatore Campus organized a one-day sports meet for persons with disabilities on 28 October 2023. The event started with a prayer song. Swami Buddhidananda Maharaj, Assistant Administrative Head, FDMSE, RKMVERI inaugurated the event and hoisted the national flag.
Ms. V. P. Shariga, B.Ed. (ID) II Year, welcomed the gathering. Based on the categories of disabilities, PwDs were divided into different age groups and events were conducted. Teacher trainees of B.Ed., M.Ed., Integrated B.Ed.-M.Ed. (ID) and research scholars are involved in organizing the sports under the guidance of special teachers.
|Sl. no.||Category of Disability||Participants|
|1.||Visual Impairment (VI)||31|
|2.||Hearing Impairment (HI)||26|
|3.||Intellectual Disability (ID)||65|
|4.||Locomotor Disability (LD)||23|
In total 145 Persons with Disabilities (Students and Employees) from TAT Kalanilayam Middle School, SRKV High School, Swami Shivananda Higher Secondary School, RKMV Industrial Training Institute (ITI), SRKV College of Arts & Science, FDMSE and Disabled Trainees Vocational Production and Rehabilitation Centre of Vidyalaya institutions actively participated in the event and also recreational games were conducted for the parents of students with disabilities. Around 60 parents enthusiastically participated and enjoyed the games. Dr. N. Muthaiah, Dean, faculty members and all the teacher trainees attended the event.
Below are some photos of the program