Two days State Level Abi Olympics for persons with disabilities Programme was conducted at Gangtok, Sikkim by the NIEPMD, Chennai in association with Yuva Vikash Sangathan on 25th and 26th September, 2017.
Abi Olympic is mainly a sports for disabled persons to provides a platform to enable them to showcase and enhance their talents. The Aim of Abi Olympics is to discover, showcase and nurture the talents of persons with disabilities. to motivate and boost up their moral to make them understand that all humans are same and they too can play the crucial role in nation building as well as they are encouraged to believe that they can at par with people with abilities.
The Two days State Level Abi Olympics for persons with disabilities programme wherein Sikkim SSA, Joint Director Sonam Doma attended as chief guest
Participant from Arunachal Pradesh also took part and presented a group songs followed by group dance presented by Divyangjans.
Inaugurating the two days event Chief guest was quite impressed with arrangement along with the aim of programme to conduct sports activities for Divyagans by NIEMPD and Yuva Vikash Sangathan. She further stress on the repetition of same programme in every year and able students should also be made to participate the programme along with the disable people so that they get motivation and know their potential. She also said, the Parents of special child should also be made to attend the programme so that they too get morally boost up and accept their disables to take these children not as a burden, but happy to take these children from societal confinement to outside the world”
The sports activities of Divyagans which comprises of 100 mtr race, 50 mtr race, Shot-put, Ball Throwing and Bocce (Group match) Soft ball throw, Assisted walk 50 mtrs and displaying Yoga items.
The Second day programme also witness sports activities followed by valedictory function and prize distribution.
Chief Consultant, Eye Surgent, STNM Hospital cum General Secretary, SPASTIC Society of Sikkim cum Area’s Director, SOB Sikkim, Nodal Officer of National Trust of India Dr. B.P. Dhakal attended as Chief Guest on valedictory function.
Chief guest Dr. B.P. Dhakal gave away all the trophies and certificates to all winners and participants of the two days State Level Abi Olympics Meet 2017.
All together, 120 Divyangjans from various part of Sikkim attended the programme and participated in the various sports activities conducted in the two days programme.
Dr Dhakal spoke appreciated the Yuva Vikash Sangathan an NGO from Arunachal Pradesh who took the responsibility from NIEPMD, Chennai to conduct the Two Days State Level Abi Olympics. he stressed the Yuva Vikash Sangathan to state and involve the Divyangjans to encourage and boost up the morals of Divyangjans. he assured to cooperate and support such programme whenever conduct in near future.
Yuva Vikash Sangathan, Programme Co-ordinator Bayanlu Tausit highlighted about the programme and aim and objective of organising such event for promotion of divyangjans in their day to day life. She also thanks the chief guest on both day for their active support and concern.