Mr. Thaawarchand Gehlot, the Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment attended the 23rd Rehabilitation International World Congress at Edinburgh, Scotland.
The Theme of the Congress was, “Create a More Inclusive World”.
The Congress was attended by more than 1000 delegates from 65 countries.
Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal is the Patron of this Congress.
Thaawarchand Gehlot met Her Royal Highness, the Princess Royal and briefed her about the initiatives of the Government of India in the disability sector.
In the VIP Reception of Ministers, the Minister of SJ&E thanked the Rehabilitation International and Shaw Trust for organizing this Conference.
While addressing the Congress on 25th October, 2016, the Minister for SJ&E enumerated that “the Prime Minister of India has put the issues of Persons with Disabilities in the centre stage of the National Developmental Agenda, since his motto is inclusive development “Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas”.