Dadra Nagar Haveli Schemes


  1. Concerned Officer:
    The Secretary
    Social Welfare Department,
    Dadra and Nagar Haveli, U.T
    Silvasa – 396 230
  2. Reservation in Govt. job.
    1. Govt. Job : In Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ posts under the Government reservation are provided in direct recruitment for physically handicapped persons as indicated below:

      Category of handicapped Percentage of reservation
      Visually handicapped 1%
      Orthopaedically handicapped 1%
      Hearing handicapped 1%
  3. Age relaxation: The upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years for handicapped persons for applying in Govt. Jobs.
  4. Scholarship/stipend: The administration of Dadar and Nagar Haveli awards scholarship to the handicapped students at the following rates
    1. Class I to V - Rs. 25/- P.M.
      Class VI to VIII - Rs. 35/- P.M.
    2. From Class IX onwards

      Type of Course / Class Rate P.M for
      day Scholars
      Rate P.M.
      for V.H.
      Cl. IX to XII Pre- University Course and I.A/I.Sc/PTC D.Ed., etc. 85 140 50
      B.A/B.Sc/B.Com. etc. 125 180 75
      B.E/B.Tech/MBBS/ BDS/LLB/B.Ed/ Professional and Engineering Studies etc./In Plant Training 170 240 100
      MA/M.Sc/M.Com/ LLM/M.Ed/MDS etc. 170 240 100
  5. Disability Pension/Social Security Pension: Disabled persons get Rs. 60/- p.m. as disability pension. For details please contact Director, Social Welfare Department.
  6. Assistance for self employment: The handicapped persons get assistance for self employment. For details please refer the list (Appendix-A)
  7. Assistance for purchase of aids and appliances: The Physically handicapped persons are given financial assistance for purchase of aids and appliances as are necessary to increase their mobility. The quantum of assistance is given below :

    Income Assistance
    Upto Rs. 200/- p.m 90% of the cost
    Rs. 201/ to Rs. 400/-p.m 75% of the cost
    Rs. 401/ to Rs. 600/-p.m 50% of the cost