Government of India
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
(Modified vide Lr No.4–186/2004–DD–I(NGO) dated 19th May, 2005)
The main objective of the scheme is to assist the needy disabled persons in procuring durable, modern, standard aids & appliances that can promote their physical social and psychological Rehabilitation by reducing the effects of disabilities and enhance their economic potential.
Note: Aid/appliances should not cost more than Rs.6,000. For Multiple disabled the limit is applied to individual items and where more than one aid is prescribed the ceiling shall apply separately.
The aids & appliances supplied under the scheme must be ISI.
Bus fare/second class sleeper by rail subject a limit of Rs.250 per beneficiary paid irrespective of no of visits to the centre. If certified by a doctor/Rehab. Professional about the need of accompanying by an escort/attendant, travel expenses subject to the same limit will also be paid to the escort /attendant.
For those patients whose total income is up to Rs.6,500 p.m., boarding and lodging expenses @ Rs.30 per day for a maximum duration of 15 days would be admissible.
Use of mass media, exhibitions, workshops etc. for exchange of information and promoting awareness and distribution and use of aids/appliances is covered under ADIP scheme.