Tag: ‘New deaddiction centres’


' Home again scheme' “For persons who have recovered from mental illness, the department will launch the ‘Home Again’ scheme, which will focus on enabling them to lead a normal life and integrating them into the community. A sum of ₹50 lakh has been allocated for the first phase. A 4% reservation for persons with disabilities in government departments would be implemented. While retrofitted petrol scooters are being given only to those who are unable to use both legs, the scheme has now been expanded to include those who have disability in one leg. The education assistance given to 22,300 students with disabilities in Tamil Nadu has been doubled. 'New deaddiction centres' The Department of Social Welfare and Women Empowerment will establish three deaddiction centres for children below the age of 18 in Chennai, Coimbatore, and Tiruchi. Tamil Nadu anti-drug awareness day is observed on August 11 Chennai to host Asian Champions Trophy in August The seventh Asian men’s Champions Trophy hockey tournament will be held at the Mayor Radhakrishnan Stadium from August 3 to 12. This is the first time the tournament will be held in India.