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Thursday, 18 August 2011 15:35

1. Reservation in Government Job: In Grade ‘ 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

1%

Orthopaedically handicapped

1%

Hearing handicapped

1%

2. Age relaxation:The upper age limit is relaxed by 10 years for handicapped persons for applying in Government jobs.

3. Scholarship/stipend: Following incentives are provided to Disabled students under Centrally sponsored scheme of integrated education for the disabled children.

 

Incentives for Disabled students

Standard Scholarship

Books and Stationary ( per year)

Allowances (per year)

Uniforms

Class I to IV

Rs.300/–

Rs.100/–

Rs.200/–

Class V to VIII

Rs.350/–

Rs.150/–

Rs.200/–

IX to F.Y

Rs.850/–

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SY to TY

Rs.1250/–

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Technical Education

Rs.1700/–

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F.Y. = First Year, S.Y. Second Year, T.Y. Third year of 3 year degree course.

4. Disability Pension/Social Security Pension: Old age pension is provided @ Rs.60/–p.m. to Physically Handicapped Persons whose age is 55 years and above.

5. Bus Concession: Free for disabled students in private and Government buses and 50% concession is provided for escorts of eligible handicapped persons.

Director, Social Welfare issues photo identity card to the handicapped for availing this facility.

6. Assistance for self employment: Financial assistance upto Rs.5000/– per beneficiary is provided to disabled persons for various economic activities on 25% subsidy. Remaining 75% is provided as interest free loan. Annual income from all sources of the applicant should be less than or equal to Rs.6000/– Assistance is provided for the following five

 

Activities with Total Assitance

Activities

Total assistance

Cycle shop

Rs.2500/–

Tailoring shop

Rs.2500/–

Purchase of type writer

Rs.4000/–

Cottage industries

Rs.3000/–

Setting of kiosks(Hand cart)

Rs.5000/–

For other details pl. refer the list (Appendix–A)

7. Other Concession: Ferry boat concession: The State Government has provided free ferry boat/launcher at various points of Goa.

8. Concerned Officer:
The Director
Directorate of Social Welfare
Daman and Diu

 

 

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