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State level special olympic 2020 for Special children
Information & Public Relations Department
Gangtok, 20th Feb :(IPR)The state level special olympic 2020 for children with special needs under inclusive education for children was held here at west point school ground today.
The event was organized by Samagra Shiksha Education Department under Education department.
Minister, Education and Sports & Affairs, Shri Kunga Nima Lepcha graced the event as the chief guest in presence of Shri Kuber Bhandari,Secretary Sports & Youth Affairs Departments, Joint Commissioner SJ & W Department,President of Special Olympic Bharat chapter, Sikkim president of Viklang Sahyat Samiti,Officers from Education Department,coaches from National Sport organisation,I.E.coordinator and officers from Education department.
The main objective of the event has been to provide equitable platform and opportunity to the special children to home their talents as well as mainstreaming them and bring awareness on the need to organise such events among the public.
Various sporting events like Blind cricket,Boccia (senior girls/boys & junior girls boys),football,Assistance walk for blind etc were conducted during the day.
The event concluded with distribution of certificates & trophies to the winners and participants as well as token of appreciation to the officials and volunteers involving organising of the event.