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Thursday, 18 August 2011 16:15

1. Reservation in Government Job: In Gr. ‘C’ and ‘D’ posts under the Government reservation are provided in direct recruitment for physically handicapped persons as indicated below:

Reservation for The Handicapped

Category of handicapped

Percentage of reservation

Visually handicapped


Orthopaedically handicapped


Hearing handicapped


2. Scholarship/Stipend: The state Government awards scholarship to disabled persons from Class I to Class VIII. For details pl. contact Director, Social Welfare Department.

3.Assistance for self employment: Financial assistance is given for self employment to the disabled persons. For details pl. refer the list. (Appendix–A)

4.Assistance for purchase of aids and appliances: Assistance provided to the bonafide handicapped persons in order to improve their mobility. For details please contact Director, Social Welfare Department.

5.Other Concessions: Financial assistance for medical treatment in mainland is available.

6.Concerned Officer:
The Director
Social Welfare Department
Andaman and Nicobar Island
Port Blair – 744 104

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