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Received award from President Droupadi Murmu 

Pune: Pune-based health care worker Vimal Gavhane has been honoured by President Droupadi Murmu for her splendid work for the disabled people during the Covid pandemic. She is the only healthcare worker from Pune district to get this honour

The National Awards for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities for the year 2021-22 were distributed by President Droupadi Murmu for outstanding achievements by the State Government and NGOs recently. 
The National Awards were given to four individuals, one organisation and Akola Zilla Parishad. for successfully implementing the ‘Sugmya Bharat’ campaign for the disabled. 

After receiving an award by the hands of President Murmu, Vimal expressed that these were the sweet fruits of her hard work and dedication. 

During Covid, the disabled people were not able to visit the Covid centre and get themselves vaccinated. So. Vimal went to their homes in the door-to-door vaccination drive and vaccinated them. Without having the fear of getting infected she honestly performed her duty towards the society. 

Vimal said, “I went to disabled people’s homes to vaccinate them, deif the person was unable to come to the vaccination centre. And provided them with the treatments.”

He continued, “I have been working for the last 30 years as a healthcare worker and my family has always supported me and today after getting recognized for my work I feel very blessed and happy.”

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