State Govemment Schemes (Western Region)

Schemes & Facilities provided by Central & State Government:

Western Region (States of India)

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

  1. Concerned Officer:
    The Secretary
    Social Welfare Department,
    Dadra & Nagar Haveli, U.T
    Neharlagur, Itanagar
    Silvasa – 396 230
  2. Reservation in Government job:
    1. 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. Age relaxation: The upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years for handicapped persons for applying in Government Jobs.
  4. Scholarship/stipend: The administration of Dadar & 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
      Scholarship for the handicapped students on the base of Course/Class
      Type of Course/Class Rate P.M for day Scholars Rate P.M. for Hostellers Reader's Allowance for V.H.
      i. Cl. IX to XII Pre– University Course and I.A/I.Sc/PTC D.Ed., etc. 85 140 50
      ii. B.A/B.Sc/B.Com. etc 125 180 75
      iii. B.E/B.Tech/MBBS/ BDS/LLB/B.Ed/ Professional & Engg. Studies etc./In Plant Training 170 240 100
      iv. 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 pl. contact Director, Social Welfare Department.
  6. Assistance for self employment: The handicapped persons get assistance for self employment. For details pl. 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:
    Quantum of Assistance on the Base of Income
    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

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