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Friday, 19 August 2011 15:51

Welfare of the Differently Abled Persons

The Constitution of India ensures equality, freedom, justice and dignity of all individuals and implicitly mandates an inclusive society for all including Person with Disabilities.The Department of Social Welfare is the nodal department in GNCT of Delhi for the Welfare of Differently Abled Persons and believes in the fact “Help the Differently Abled Persons to help themselves”.According to the India Census 2001, there are 2.19 crore people with Disabilities, who constitute 2.13 percent of the total population. According to the National Sample Survey Organization (NSSO) 5% of our population of 102 crores is with disabilities.The Delhi Govt. through its various initiatives and program’s is rendering full support to the Differently Abled Persons, so that they can live with full participation and have equal involvement in the every aspect of Society.

Click here for list of 133 kiosk those were allotted by the Department of Social Welfare, GNCT of Delhi to the handicapped persons under the Scheme i.e. "Scheme of allotment of commercial Kiosks (Shops) to the Handicapped Persons

Regarding submission of physical verification report in respect of the Kiosks allotted by the Deptt. of Social Welfare, Govt. of NCT of Delhi

1. Circulars:

Effective Service Delivery. 25 Mar 2015

Notification of Hospitals being specified as "Medical Authority" for issuing Disability Certificates. (Hindi and English) 11 Sept 2014

Notification of Establishment for two new homes/institutions for care and protection and rehabilitation of mentally challenged and moderate adult persons(Hindi and English) Aug 2014

Notification of Amendment of PWD Rules,dated 06/09/2011 in r/o 8 hospitals specified as "Medical Authority" for issuing Disability Certificate.(Hindi) 13 Feb 2014

Notification of Amendment of PWD Rules,dated 06/09/2011 in  r/o 8 hospitals specified as "Medical Authority" for issuing  Disability Certificate.(English) 13 Feb 2014

2. Institutions for the Welfare of the Differently Abled Persons:

Click here for list of institutions for the welfare of differently abled persons

3. To amend: Rs. 1,500/- p.m. remitted quarterly

4. Registration Certificate U/S 52 of Persons with Disability Act, 1995

Voluntary Organizations working for Persons with Disabilities are hereby informed that recognition of institutions for Persons with disabilities under Section 51 and 52 of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protections of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 is being initiated by Department of Social Welfare, Govt. of NCT of Delhi. The Joint Director (Social Welfare) is the competent authority for this purpose under section 50 of the Act.

The norms and the procedure for registration of institutions as stated above is as follows:-

1. NORMS

The norms under Section 52 (3) and 56 (3) required for issuance of Certificate of Registration must by fulfilled as follows:-

A Eligibility

1. Voluntary Organisation/Public Trust working in the field of rehabilitation of persons with Disabilities for not less  than 3 years are eligible to apply.

2. The voluntary Organization should be registered under the Indian Societies Registration Act-XXI of 1860 or corresponding State Act. Public Trust should be registered under any law for the time being in force

B. The applicant should satisfy the following conditions:-

1. It should be a registered body under appropriate Act.

2. It should have a properly constituted Managing Body laid down in a written constitution.

3. It should have been engaged in the field of rehabilitation of persons with disabilities for a minimum period of three years prior to the request for recognition under PWD Act 1995.

4. It should not be run profit to any individual or body of individuals.

5. They should have sufficient funds and resources to run the organization without the help of Govt.

6. Professionals should be RCI registered to cater to the special needs of children with disabilities.

7. Adequate space for the various activities of organization alongwith toilet separately for boys and girls should be available and it should be barrier free.

8. Furniture, teaching and learning material should be disabled friendly.

9. The audited accounts and annual report of last three years should be submitted with the registration form.

2. PROCEDURE

A. Every voluntary organization will have to procure and submit form of application with enclosures for Certificate of Registration as prescribed in Form – IV under Delhi PWD Rules 2001. The format may be download and submit  the same in the Office of Distt. Social Welfare Officer concerned. The addresses of Distt. Social Welfare Officers are as follows:-

1. The Distt. Officer (East)
Block 10, Geeta Colony near Maharishi
Balmiki College, Old Siali Centre, Delhi.

2. The Distt. Officer (West)
Nirmal Chhaya Complex,
Jail Road, New Delhi.

3. The Distt. Officer (North-West-I)
NPS for Deaf , Vishram Chowk
Sector-4, Rohini Delhi.

4. The Distt. Officer (North-West-II)
NPS for Deaf, Vishram Chowk
Sector-4, Rohini, Delhi.

5. The Distt. Officer (South-West)
C-22-23, Udyog Sadan,
Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi.

6. The Distt. Officer (North)
Shopping Complex,
Gulabi Bagh, New Delhi.

7. The Distt. Officer (New Delhi)
Women and Child Development,
1 Canning Lane, Delhi Gate, Delhi.

8. The Distt. Officer (North-East)
Sanskar Ashram,
Dilshal Garden, Delhi.-93.

9. The Distt. Officer (Central),
GLNS Complex, Delhi Gate, Delhi.

10. The Distt. Officer (South)
Village Cottage Home-I, Kasturba Niketan Complex,
S Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi-24.

B. Certificate of Registration will be issued after due verification of facts made in the application and fulfilling of norms as prescribed by the Government by the Competent Authority through the Office of concerned Distt. Social Welfare Officer.

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Rs. 1,500/- p.m. remitted quarterly

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Scheme of allotment of commercial kiosks to the handicapped persons

The Department of Social Welfare is the nodal department in GNCT of Delhi for the Welfare of Differently Abled Persons and believes in the fact “Help the Differently Abled Persons to help themselves”.According to the India Census 2001, there are 2.19 crore people with Disabilities, who constitute 2.13 percent of the total population. According to the National Sample Survey Organization (NSSO) 5% of our population of 102 crores is with disabilities. The Delhi Govt. through its various initiatives and program’s is rendering full support to the Differently Abled Persons, so that they can live with full participation and have equal involvement in the every aspect of Society. The Constitution of India ensures equality, freedom, justice and dignity of all individuals and implicitly mandates an inclusive society for all including Person with Disabilities.

Click here for details

List of Offices for Issuance of Identity Cards for Persons with Disabilities

Click here for the list

Disability Camps

Every Year the Department of  Social Welfare organizes Disability Camp along with Govt. Hospitals, DTC, Deptt. of Education, Office of the Divisional Commissioner, National Trust, Indian Railways and NGO's working for the Upliftment of Differently Abled Persons. The following services are provided under one roof in these camps:-

  • Disability Certificate issued by Certified Govt.Hospital of the area
  • DTC Passes
  • ID Cards by the office of DC
  • Registration in Integrated Schools
  • Railway Concession Passes
  • Services for Autism and Cerebral Palsy
  • Aids and Appliances
  • Issue of forms of different schemes of FAS (Dept. of Social Welfare)

For details, click here

Source: Social Welfare Department, Government of NCT of Delhi

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 April 2015 13:41
 

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