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DIFFERENTLY ABLED WELFARE SCHEMES

Department for the Welfare of the Differently Abled Persons

District Differently abled welfare office

DMS Campus, Thenampet Chennai

Telephone 04424315758  email dawochn@gmail.com

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Schemes for the Differently Abled Persons

List of Schemes
Sno. Scheme Name
A. Identification
B. Early intervention centre
C. Special education
D. Self-Employment Loan and  Schemes  for Differently Abled
E. Educational And Employment Reservation
F. Aids and Appliances  for Differently Abled persons
G. Maintenanace allowance
H. Marriage assistance
I. Homes
J. Travel concession to the differently abled persons
K. Other schemes
L. Tamilnadu differently abled welfare board schemes
M. Guardianship Certificate
N. State Award and National Awards
O. Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Health Insurance scheme
P. Self Employment Training for Differently Abled

A. Identification
S.No Scheme Application  / Where & How to apply
1 National Identity card for the Differently abled persons with Disability Certificate
Disability Certificate will be issued to those who have morethen 40% Disability and Differently Abled Welfare Board Certifficate will be issued to the above age of 10 years.
Required documents : 4 Pass port size photos , copy of Aadhar and Ration card.Contact: State Resource Training Centre,Govt. peripheral Hospital Campus, Back side K.K. Nagar, Chennai -78 Phone. 044- 24744732/ 24719942
Application (PDF 54 KB) 
2 Unique Identity Card For the Differently abled Persons (UDID)
Required Documents; Disablity Certificate, Adhar Card, Passport Size Photo to be apply online in the given website.
Further details contact District Differently Abled Welfare Officer, Chennai
www.swavlambancard.gov.in
3 Types of differently abled persons
1. Blindness 2.Low vision 3.hearing Impairment 4.Locomotor disability 5.Leprosy cured 6.Dwarfism 7.Intelletually disabled 8. Mental illness 9.Spectrum Disorder – Autism 10.Celebral palsy 11. Muscular dystrophy 12.Acid attacked victim 13.Learning disabilities 14.parkinson;s disease 15. hemophilia 16.Thalassemia 17.Sickle cell disease 18. speech and language disability 19. Multiple sclerosis 20. Multiple disability 21.Hard of Hearing. 22. Multiple Disability
Application (PDF 46 KB) 

B. Early intervention centre
S.No Scheme Application  / Where & How to apply
1 Early Intervention Centre for Infants and young children with Hearing Impairmed

1.Little Flower Convent Hr. Sec. School for the Deaf, G.N.T Road, Chennai-6 . Phone 044-28265739 9790823556

2. Silver Beach Singaram   Pillai  Vidyalaya The School for Young Hearing   Impaired Childred 1, M.T.H. Road, Villivakkam, Chennai – 49.  Phone 044 -26172845, 6379041675

DDAWO office, Chennai
2 Early Intervention Centre for the  Intellectual Differently Abled  Children
Madhuram Narayanan Centre, No.1. Giriappa Road, T. Nagar, Chennai – 17. . Phone 044-28151840/43, 9840414148 .
DDAWO office, Chennai
3 Early Intervention Centre for Children with Visually  Impairmed

Little Flower Convent Hr. Sec School for the Blind, G.N.T Road, Chennai – 6    Phone: 044-28269618,  7904777864

DDAWO office, Chennai
4 Early Intervention Centre for Infants and young children with Hearing Impaired, cocular implant, Autisum, and  Cerebral Palsy  at State Resource Training Centre, Govt. peripheral Hospital Campus, Back side K.K. Nagar, Chennai -78   Phne. 044- 24744732/ 24719942 DDAWO office, Chennai

C. Special education
S.No Scheme Application  / Where & How to apply
1 Scholarship ( 1st std to 8th std students ) from Rs.1000 to Rs.3000 Application (PDF 56 KB) 
2 Scholarship ( 9th std to 12 std and ITI) Rs.4000 Application (PDF 65 KB) 
3. Scholarship ( Graduation and Post Graduation students) Rs.6000 to Rs.7000 Application(PDF 60 KB) 
4 Readers allowance to visually impaired persons (9th Std to Post Graduation) Rs.3000 to Rs.6000 Above Application 
5 Government of India scholarship ( 9th std to Ph.d Students) Rs.7000 to Rs.1,00,000/- to be apply by online. https://scholarships.gov.in
6 Degree courses for the hearing impaired students
B.Com and B.C.A. degree courses are run by presidency college , Chennai.
DDAWO office, Chennai
7 Assistance to law graduates Rs.50000 for purchase of books Application(PDF 57 KB) 
8. Salary grant to special educators and physiotherapist to the government recognized Special Schools after completion of 5 years of recognition. DDAWO office, Chennai

D. Self-Employment Loan and  Schemes  for Differently Abled
S.No Scheme Application  / Where & How to apply
1 Unemployment allowance to the differently  abled  persons  Rs.600 to Rs.1000 per month
18  years and after  1 year  completion registration  will be given
Contact : Deputy Director, District Employment office, Vi Ka Industrial Estate, Guindy, Chennai, 600032 .
Phone number 044-22500835
Application(PDF 88 KB) 
2 Self employment Three fourth subsidy and maximum off Rs.25000 recommended to nationalized banks up to 45 years. Application(PDF 53 KB) 
3 Motorized sewing machines to Locomator differently abled, Hearing impaired, Mild intellectual disabled and Parents of 75% severely affected intellectually disabled persons. Application(PDF 59 KB) 
4 Without Interest Loan assistance from National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC) through District Central co-operative bank, Chennai , Urban and Rural Cooperative Banks. Application (PDF 41 KB) 
5 Unemployed Youth Employment Generation Programme (UYEGP) through District industrial centre. 30% subsidy given to the differently abled
For more information : Genral Manager, District Industrial Centre,  Chennai .
www.msmeonline.tn.gov.in/UYEGP
6 Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP)  through District Industrial centre, , Chennai .  30% to 40% subsidy given to the differently abled.
For more information : Genral  Manager, District Industrial Centre,   Chennai .
www.kviconline.gov.in/pmegpeportal
7 Rs.50,000 subsidy and deposit for starting of Aavin milk outlets for the differently abled Application (PDF 95 KB) 

Guidelines 

E. Educational And Employment Reservation
S.No Scheme Application  / Where & How to apply
1 5% Reservation in educational institutions and in employment DDAWO office, Chennai
2 Financial assistance to differently abled persons to appear in main examination conducted by upsc / tnpsc Group-I DDAWO office , Chennai
3 4% Reservation in government, government under taking and Govt. aided institutions DDAWO office, Chennai

F. Aids and Appliances  for Differently Abled persons
S.No Scheme Application  / Where & How to apply
1 Tricycle Application(PDF 70 KB) 
2 Wheel chairs Application(PDF 70 KB) 
3 Calipers and crutches Application(PDF 70 KB) 
4 Artificial limbs Application(PDF 70 KB) 
5 Modular artificial limbs Application(PDF 70 KB) 
6 Special wheel chairs for cerebral palsied persons Application(PDF 70 KB) 
7 Goggles Application(PDF 70 KB) 
8 Retrofitted petrol scooters Application(PDF 57 KB) 
9 Battery operated wheel chairs Application(PDF 70 KB) 
10 Special spectacles in Black colour Application(PDF 70 KB) 
11 Braille watches Application(PDF 70 KB) 
12 Magnifier for visually impaired students Application(PDF 70 KB) 
13 Reflecting folding sticks / smart cane Application(PDF 70 KB)
14 Special hearing aids Application(PDF 70 KB)
15 Mobile therapy unit DDAWO office, Chennai

G. Maintenanace allowance 
S.No Scheme Application  / Where & How to apply
1 Maintenance allowance to 40% and above Disability intellectual Differently Abled persons Rs. 1500/- Application(PDF 65 KB) 
2 Maintenance allowance to 75% and above Severely affected Differently Abled persons Rs.1500/- Application(PDF 65 KB) 
3 Maintenance allowance for persons affected 40% and above with muscular dystrophy Rs. 1500/- Application(PDF 65 KB) 
4 Maintenance allowance for 40% and above leprosy cured persons Rs.1500/- Application(PDF 65 KB) 
5 Maintenance allowance for 40% and above Disability Spinal card injury persons , Multiple Sclerosis Parkinson’s disease persons Rs.1500/- Application(PDF 65 KB) 
6 Rs.1000/- Allowance to Guardians for Severly affected High Support need Person. Application G6 (PDF 56 KB) 
7. Life certificate for All Maintenance grants scheme to produce in  every year  month of April

H. Marriage assistance
S.No Scheme Application  / Where & How to apply
1 Marriage assistance to normal persons marrying visually impaired persons Application(PDF 72 KB) 
2 Marriage assistance to normal persons marrying locomotor differently abled persons Application(PDF 72 KB) 
3 Marriage assistance to normal persons marrying Speech and Hearing impaired persons Application(PDF 72 KB) 
4 Marriage assistance to differently abled persons marrying differently abled persons Application (PDF 72 KB) 
(for Degree /Diploma holders Rs.50000 cash and 8 Gm gold coins and others Rs.25000 cash and 8 gm gold coins)

I. Homes
S.No Scheme Application  / Where & How to apply
1 Homes for the Female Intellectual affected persons above the age of 14 years
1.Balavihar Adult Intelectual Disability Home with Balavihar Special School,10 Halls Road, Kilpauk, Chennai – 10. Phone: 044 – 48680520/26644933
DDAWO office , Chennai
2 Home  for Mentally ill    Persons,

Anbagam Rehabilitation Cetre   No. 5, subbarayan main street, Nammalwarpet, Otteri Chennai – 600012 (opp GOVT polytechnic college). 044- 26605865 |             94440 09988.

DDAWO office , Chennai

J. Travel concession to the differently  abled  persons  
S.No Scheme Application  / Where & How to apply
1 Free Travel Concession for Visually Impaired persons within the District
District Differently Abled Welfare Officer, Chennai
Application(PDF 48 KB) 
2 Free Travel Concession to differently abled persons from residence to schools , colleges and hospitals
District Differently Abled Welfare Officer, Chennai
Application(PDF 61 KB) 
3 75 % travel concession in state owned transport corporation , Mofussil buses
National Identity Card Xerox to be handed over to the conductor at the time of travel.
DDAWO office, Chennai
4 75 % travel concession to severely affected persons with escort
National Identity Card Xerox and escort medical certificate form to be handed  over to the conductor at the time of travel.
Application (PDF 66 KB) 

K. Other schemes
S.No Scheme Application  / Where & How to apply
1 Registration of complaints under persons with disabilities act, 2016 Director for Welfare of  the Differently Abled Person, Kamarajar Salai, Cheennai 600 005.
2 Rs.31250 subsidy for purchase of petrol scooters by  the differently abled working women www.tamilnadumahalir.org/tnatws.html

L. Tamilnadu differently abled welfare board schemes
S.No Scheme Application  / Where & How to apply
1 Accident death relief for differently  abled   up to Rs.100000.00 Application (PDF 20 KB) 
2 Accident relief   causing disabilities up to Rs.25000.00 Application (PDF 19 KB) 
3 Financial assistance to meet the funeral expenses of a differently abled persons upto 17000.00 Application (PDF 21 KB) 
4 Scholarship to son and daughter of differently  abled  persons          Rs 1000 to Rs.6000.00 Application (PDF 43 KB) 
5 Marriage Assistance   Rs.2000.00 Application (PDF 39 KB) 
6 Assistance for delivery / miscarriage of pregnancy / termination of pregnancy to female differently abled person. up to Rs.6000.00 Application (PDF 27 KB) 
7 Reimbursement for purchase of spectacles for visually impaired persons  Rs. 500 Application (PDF 19 KB) 

M. Guardianship Certificate
S.No Scheme Application  / Where & How to apply
1 Appointment of Legal guardians to special categories of differently  abled  persons  under National Trust  Act, 1999.Intelectual Disability, Autism, Cerebral Palsy and Multiple Disability persons with above 18 years to be apply online.
Conatact: Deepam, School for Special Children, No.1 Dharmaraja Koil Street, Kilpauk Garden,Chennai – 102. 044-26447474, 9551794566 and District Differently Abled Welfare Officer, Chennai .
http://www.thenationaltrust.gov.in/content/innerpage/guardianship.php
2 Appointment of Limited  guardians  for  severely affected persons  categories not covered under  National Trust  Act, 1999.    Contact::  District Differently Abled Welfare Officer, Chennai . Application (PDF 44 KB) 

 

N. State Award and National Awards
S.No Scheme Application  / Where & How to apply
1 State awards by Govt. of Tamilnadu on International Differently Abled Day for the service of Differently Abled persons. Application should be submit District Differently Abled welfare Officer on or before October 15th every year Application (PDF 101 KB) 
2 Govt. of India National Award on International Differently Abled Day for the service of Diffently Abled persons Guidelines and Applications Application (PDF 583 KB) 
3 State awards on Independence day for the service of Diffently Abled persons Guidelines and Applications Application (PDF 63 KB) 

 

O. Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Health Insurance scheme
S.No Scheme Application  / Where & How to apply
1 Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Health Insurance scheme upto Rs.5.00 lakhs No income limit for differently abled persons family and Health Insurance can used for whole differently Abled persons family. Contact room no 114 , Collector campus, Salem

Ration Card holders of Differently Abled person family can register and get Health Insurance Card

Required Document

1) Copy of National Disability Identity Card

2) Copy of Family Ration Card  (If having old Card and New Card)

3) No need of Income Certificate

http://www.cmchistn.com

P. Self Employment Training for Differently Abled
S.No Scheme Application  / Where & How to apply
1 Training on Multimedia, photography and Editing at National Film Development Corporation, Egmore, Chennai. Phone No. 044 28191203, 044 28192506 DDAWO office, Chennai
2 Fitter training to Speech and Hearing impaired persons will be given in Government Industrtial Training Institute, Guindy, Chennai Ulundurpet and Nagerkovil www.skilltraining.tn.gov.in/DET
3 Skill training for Differently Abled www.skilltraining.tn.gov.in/DET
4 Training on book binding  to  visually impaired at Govt. school for Visually challenged, Poonamallee, Chennai. Ph no.044 26272080 DDAWO office, Chennai