At the initiative of the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, cochlear implant surgery of hearing impaired boy Om Sharma of Gwalior has been performed. The Mukhya Mantri Bal Shravan Yojana is proved blessing for the boy Om Sharma.
It may be mentioned that an application was given by the father Shri Vinod Sharma of the boy Om Sharma residents of Gwalior for operation. Amount has been sanctioned under the Mukhya Mantri Bal Shravan Yojana but a complaint was lodged by Shri Vinod Sharma in Citizen Corner owing to delay in operation. On getting information about this, Shri Chouhan issued instructions for immediate necessary action in this matter which resulted in cochlear implant surgery at private hospital in Gwalior.
Under the scheme, an amount of Rs. 6 lakh is sanctioned for cochlear implant surgery of upto 5 years old children.