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    The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has announced that it will be distributing appliances and artificial limbs to selected specially-abled and eligible senior citizens for free. The distribution programme is set to take place on Monday and will be inaugurated by City Mayor Gadwal Vijayalakshmi. The devices will be formally distributed to 60 eligible persons, two persons per circle, at the GHMC head office.

    The civic body has identified over 4,456 beneficiaries, out of which 9,250 selected aids and appliances, worth Rs 3,86,80,238, have been procured for distribution. However, 837 beneficiaries did not submit the relevant documents. As a result, the material procured for them will not be distributed and their application will be kept on hold.

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    The GHMC will distribute appliances to beneficiaries across different zones. Specifically, 361 beneficiaries in L B Nagar zone, 981 in Charminar zone, 687 in Khairatabad zone, 843 in Serilingampally, 752 in Kukatpally, and 832 in Secunderabad zone will receive the appliances.

    The appliances procured include wheelchairs, tricycles, arm kits, cervical collars, crutch elbow devices, daisy players, kits for leprosy-affected people, hearing aids, prosthesis, brace deluxe, and callipers. The GHMC aims to provide support to those in need and help them lead a better life by providing them with the necessary appliances and artificial limbs.

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