PANAJI: The Minister for Social Welfare, Government of Goa Subhash Phal Dessai extended a cordial invitation to Pratima Bhoumik, Union MoS for Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India and presented a comprehensive overview of the International Purple Fest, Goa – 2024.
During the meeting, the Minister for Social Welfare, Subhash Phal Desai highlighted the objective of the event, its strategies and expected outcomes.
Pratima Bhoumik, Hon’ble Union MoS for Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India, extended her heartfelt appreciation to the Government of Goa for their unwavering commitment to empowering Persons with Disabilities.
She pledges her full support to make this event a resounding success, exemplifying the spirit of inclusivity and progress.
State Commissioner for persons with disabilities, Guruprasad Pawaskar stated “We are delighted to present the International Purple Fest, Goa 2024 brochure to Hon’ble Union MoS for Social Justice & Empowerment, Pratima Bhoumik.
The International Purple Fest, Goa is not only a celebration of diversity and inclusion but also a call for social change and greater inclusion in all aspects of life. This fest aims to educate the broader community, fostering a more inclusive society that values and respects the inherent dignity of persons with disabilities”.
The International Purple Fest, Goa – 2024 aims to provide a platform for persons with disabilities to express their creativity, talent, and skills. Through various art forms, performances, and activities, the festival aims to break down barriers, challenge stereotypes, and promote understanding and acceptance of people with disabilities within society. It seeks to foster a sense of empowerment, promote accessibility, and advocate for the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities.