The Spastics Society of Sikkim in collaboration with the National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disability (NIEPMD), Chennai, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India, organized Sports Meet for Persons with Disabilities on 23rd and 24th March 2015 at T.N.S.S. School, Gangtok. 150 Special Athletes from all the four districts participated in the Meet. Besides, Resource Teachers, IEVs from 31 BAC were the participants. Shri Tike Gurung, Hon’ble Advisor, Social Justice Empowerment & Welfare Department, Government of Sikkim was the Chief Guest for the Meet. Ms. Indra Pradhan, Chairperson, State Welfare Commission, Mrs. Manita Mangar, Chairperson, OBC Board, Assistant Directors, PETs of Sports & Youth Affairs, State Coordinator, SSA,HRDD, Principal, TNSS School, media persons, members of Spastics Society of Sikkim, All the Special Educators, staff of Special Education & Rehabilitation Centre and Special School for hearing Impaired attended the Sports Meet.

Sri Tika Gurung, Hon’ble Advisor, SJE & WD, Ms. Indra Pradhan, Hon’ble Chairperson, State Welfare Commission, Mrs. Manita Mangar, Hon’ble Chairperson, OBC Board, Sri K.B.Pradhan Jt. Secretary, SJE & WD and Dr. B.P. Dhakal, State Nodal Officer, SNAC Sikkim, National Trust of India, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment. After the welcome address by Dr. B.P. Dhakal, HOD, Chief Consultant, Ophthalmology Deptt. STNM Hospital the event was inaugurated by lighting of the Olympic Torch and welcome song by the students/Teachers of Special Education & Rehabilitation Centre and Police Band.