Badan Singh not only got a wheelchair and a pair of crutches from the office of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), the district magistrate has issued orders for ensuring handicapped pension for him within a fortnight.
Earlier this week, Mr Singh's wife Bimla had gone to the CMO's office in order to get handicapped certificate for her husband, whose one leg was amputated for some medical reasons. In order to get photographs to obtain the certificate, she then had to carry her husband on her back to a photo studio.
"The chief medical officer has been instructed to ensure availability of wheelchair at his office for handicapped," Mr Mishra said, adding orders have been issued to ensure handicapped pension for Mr Singh within a fortnight.
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