FROM A CORRESPONDENT
SHILLONG, Dec 3: Public Health Engineering Minister Prestone Tynsong and legislator of Pynursla constituency today cited instances of many a disabled finding their way to the pincles of success through sheer grit and determition.
Tynsong who was speaking at the Intertiol Day for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) 2016 observed by the Office of the District Social Welfare Officer, East Khasi Hills District at Pynursla, East Khasi Hills district urged upon all gathered to not be discouraged while also assuring that the government will extend its co-operation and assistance to the persons with disabilities (PWDs) in accessing government schemes. He also said that humans being special creations of God are born with special talents and abilities. On the occasion, two women from the Pynursla C & RD Block, mely, H Khongwar and V Khongkliam who in spite of their impairments have been able to become successful in their business endeavours were felicitated by the Minister on the occasion. Tynsong also distributed gifts, aids and assistive devices to the PWDs in attendance at the programme.