State Govemment Schemes (Eastern Region)

Schemes & Facilities provided by Central & State Government:

Eastern Region (States of India)

Andaman & Nicobar Island

  1. Concerned Officer: The Director Social Welfare Department Andaman & Nicobar Island Port Blair – 744 104
  2. 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 1%
    Orthopaedically handicapped 1%
    Hearing handicapped 1%
  3. Scholarship/Stipend: The state Government awards scholarship to disabled persons from Class I to Class VIII. For details pl. contact Director, Social Welfare Department.
  4. Assistance for self employment: Financial assistance is given for self employment to the disabled persons. For details pl. refer the list. (Appendix–A)
  5. Assistance for purchase of aids & appliances: Assistance provided to the bonafide handicapped persons in order to improve their mobility. For details please contact Director, Social Welfare Department.
  6. Other Concessions: Financial assistance for medical treatment in mainland is available.

Arunachal Pradesh

  1. Concerned Officer:
    1. For Concession Programme, Economic Assistant, Welfare & Rehabilitation: Director Social Welfare, Neharlagur, Itanagar Office Order No. SCA–140/84(PT)–22388
    2. For Medical Treatment: Director of Health Services, Neharlagur Itanagar
    3. For enforcement of provision made in R/R for employment of disabled Dy. Secy.(W) is the nodal officer.
  2. Reservation in Government Job: In Gr. ‘C’ and ‘D’posts 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%
  3. Assistance for self employment: Disabled persons get assistance for self employment. For details pl. refer the list (Appendix–A)
  4. Assistance for purchase of aids & appliances: Economic assistance by way of ex–gratia relief is provided by the Dir. of Social Welfare for the Welfare & Rehabilitation and for purchase of aids and appliances.
  5. Other Concessions/Facilities: Medical expenses – Reimbursement for medical treatment is given to those disabled person whose family income is less then Rs.200/– p.m. and who is not in receipt of adequate medical reimbursement from any other sources. The amount given for this purpose should not exceed Rs.5,000/– including the cost of Prosthetic aids. Journey expense for patient and one escort shall be paid. Director, Government of Health Services shall sanction the amount.

Last updated on : 11/06/2010

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