Govt jolts into action after Amir's show on disabled kids

New Delhi: Weeks after Aamir Khan in his TV series Satyamev Jayate talked about problems being faced by physically challenged children in getting admission in schools, Delhi government has decided to carry out a survey
govt jolts into action after amir s show on...
PTI 22 Jun 2012, 09:14 AM IST
New Delhi: Weeks after Aamir Khan in his TV series Satyamev Jayate talked about problems being faced by physically challenged children in getting admission in schools, Delhi government has decided to carry out a survey of such kids in the city to extend them educational facilities.



Officials said Education Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely has asked his department to launch a survey to find out the number of physically challenged students.

"Based on the survey result, the government will firm up a policy to extend all kinds of educational facilities to the physically challenged students," the officials said.

In a recent episode of the popular TV show, Khan had talked about the difficulties being faced by the physically challenged children in getting admission in general schools in Delhi as well as other cities.
 
   
 

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