Lt Gen Sapru visits Paraplegic Rehabilitation Centre

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Chandigarh, Dec 11 (UNI) Western Command GOC-in-C Lt Gen T K Sapru today visited the Paraplegic Rehabilitation Centre (PRC) at Mohali.

It was the first visit of the Army Commander after taking over the reins of the Western command.

During the visit, Gen Sapru expressed his deep concern about the welfare and well being of the disabled soldiers and promised all help to the PRC from the Western Command.

Located on outskirts of Chandigarh, PRC is a unique institution of its own kind which caters to 100 per cent disabled soldiers and those army personnel who become paraplegics (having paralysis of both lower limbs) and tetraplegics (having paralysis of all the four limbs) as a result of spinal cord injuries sustained while in active service.

The aim of the institute is to provide rehabilitation centre to paraplegic and tetraplegic soldiers with a view to instill an urge to live and motivate them to become self supporting citizens by providing vocational training appropriate to their medical fitness.


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