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Thursday, 18 August 2011 15:37


1. Reservation in Government job: In Grade ‘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


Orthopaedically handicapped


Hearing handicapped



2. Age relaxation: The upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years for handicapped persons for applying in Government Jobs.

3. Scholarship/stipend: The administration of Dadar and Nagar Haveli awards scholarship to the handicapped students at the following rates:

1. Class I to V –Rs.25/– P.M.
2. Class VI to VIII –Rs.35/– P.M.

3. From Class IX onwards

Scholarship for the handicapped students on the base of Course/Class

Sr. No.

Type of Course/Class

Rate P.M for day Scholars

Rate P.M. for Hostellers

Reader's Allowance for V.H.


Cl. IX to XII Pre– University Course and I.A/I.Sc/PTC D.Ed., etc.





B.A/B.Sc/B.Com. etc





B.E/B.Tech/MBBS/ BDS/LLB/B.Ed/ Professional and Engg. Studies etc./In Plant Training





MA/M.Sc/M.Com/LLM/M.Ed/MDS etc.




4. Disability Pension/Social Security Pension: Disabled persons get Rs.60/– p.m. as disability pension. For details pl. contact Director, Social Welfare Department.

5. Assistance for self employment: The handicapped persons get assistance for self employment. For details pl. refer the list (Appendix–A)

6. 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



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



7. Concerned Officer:

The Secretary

Social Welfare Department,
Dadra and Nagar Haveli, U.T
Neharlagur, Itanagar
Silvasa – 396 230

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