CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Government would soon conduct a survey of the blind persons across the state and provide best treatment to those who have any chance of regaining their eye sight.
The Chief Minister announced this here today during a meeting with a three member delegation of the blind. A delegation of the blind led by Balwinder Singh Chahal called on the Chief Minister and apprised him that there are several blind persons , who can regain their sight in case they get proper treatment. On this the Chief Minister said that after the survey, the treatment from best health institutions would be given to the needy and poor.
The Chief Minister also said that the pension of the blind would be examined. It may be recalled that at present the blind get a pension of Rs. 750 per month. Apart from this the Chief Minister also assured the delegation that all other demands submitted by them would be considered sympathetically and a positive solution would be worked out at the earliest.