This was part of the endeavours for the welfare of Nepal domiciled Government of India pensioners

The Indian Embassy in Nepal on Wednesday organised a mobility aid distribution camp at Dharan for Bhu Puus (Nepal domiciled Government of India pensioners) of the Indian Army and Assam Rifles.

In this camp, 32 Divyangjan Bhu Puus and their family members were provided with wheelchairs and walking aids.

The camp was organised as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, on the occasion of India’s 73rd Republic Day, by the Defence Wing, Embassy of India.

This camp is one of the many endeavours being undertaken by Defence Wing for the welfare of our Bhu Puus, it stated.

In this camp, 32 Divyangjan (differently abled) Bhu Puus & their family members were provided with Wheelchairs & Walking Aids, the statement said.

Bhu Puus and their family members who are suffering from age-related disability/infirmity and other health problems were proactively identified during pension documentation camps and rallies, it further said.

Nepal’s Department of Orthopaedics, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan assisted in conducting the health check-up, the statement informed.
The mobility aid will restore near normalcy in their bodily functions and empower them to connect with the mainstream society, it further said.

According to the statement, the Defence Wing of the Indian Embassy has been undertaking numerous special measures in the interest of its Bhu Puus and the society during the pandemic times to ease their difficulties.

Various efforts include timely payment of pension, virtual identification, digitalisation, blood donation camps, ration distribution, mask and sanitizer distribution, aid to local administration, wheel chair distribution, new docu rallies to cover maximum areas etc, it mentioned.

"Our efforts exhibits our concern & commitment towards the welfare of our Bhu Puus and the Nepali society," the statement said.

“We were, we are and we will always be there for our Bhu Puus,” it added.