State Govemment Schemes (Northern Region)

Chandigarh

  1. Concerned Officer: The Director
    Social Welfare Department
    Union Territory of Chandigarh
    Sector 17
    Chandigarh
  2. Reservation in
    1. Government Job: In Gr. lsquo; 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. Housing Board: The Chandigarh Housing Board has adopted a policy to reserve 1% of built houses to the Physically Handicapped persons.
  3. Scholarship/Stipend: Scholarships are granted from Class Ist to Class VIII th by Education Department and from Class IX onwards by Social Welfare Department. The rates vary from Rs.50/– to Rs.170/– for day scholars and upto Rs.240/– for hostelleRs.The blind students are also granted readers allowance.
    In addition to above, the Orthopaedically handicapped students are also eligible for maintenance of prosthetic/Orthotic aids @ Rs.25/– p.m. irrespective of the class and course.
  4. Disability Pension/Social Security Pension: Disability pension @ Rs.100/– P.M. is granted to Physically handicapped persons from the age of 18 years and above who are disabled to the extent of 40% and are residents of Union Territory of Chandigarh and their family income does not exceed Rs.150/– p.m.
  5. Conveyance Allowances: Conveyance allowance to employees of Chandigarh administration is granted belonging to the categories of blind or Orthopaedically Handicapped. The rate of conveyance allowance is 5% of the basic pay subject to a maximum of Rs.100/– p.m.
  6. Bus Concession/Rail Concession: Free bus travel for blind and 50% concession is admissible to other categories of Physically Handicapped persons in C.T.U. buses.
  7. Assistance for purchase of aids & appliances: The Physically Handicapped persons are given financial assistance for purchase of aids & appliances as are necessary to increase their mobility. The quantum of assistance is us under
    The quantum of assistance
    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
  8. Other Concessions/facilities
    1. Rehabilitation Centre for Handicapped Children: The Rehabilitation Centre for Handicapped Children is being run by the Indian Council for Child Welfare, U.T. Branch, Chandigarh. Handicapped children are treated free of cost for one time in this center. The Centre is having the facilities of Consultant Doctors, Speech Therapists, Prosthetic Technician, Clinical Psychologists, Medical Social Workers and Trained Teachers.
    2. Bhavan Vidyalaya, Jaisukhpal Hathi Sadan, Sector 27, Madhy, Marginal Chandigarh: The Institution imparts education to those children whose I.Q is low and are slow in learning.
    3. Institution for Deaf and Dumb Children, Sector 11, Chandigarh: The Institution is also being run by a voluntary organization and it imparts primary education which includes speech therapy and vocational courses.

Delhi

  1. Concerned Officer:
    The Deputy Director
    Department of Social Welfare,
    Government of N.C.T. of Delhi
    1, Canning Lane,
    Kasturba Gandhi Marg,
    New Delhi – 1
  2. Reservation in
    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%
    2. Educational Institutions: 3% seats in I.T.I.'s are reserved for the PH persons.
    3. Others:
      1. 5% reservation in allotment of DDA shops/Kiosks to PH persons.
      2. 1% DDA plots are reserved for P.H. persons
      3. 2% Municipality shops are reserved for PH persons.
  3. Age relaxation: The upper age limit is relaxed by 10 years for handicapped persons for applying in Government Jobs.

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