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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 10 years for handicapped persons for applying in Government jobs.

3. Scholarship/stipend: Following incentives are provided to Disabled students under Centrally sponsored scheme of integrated education for the disabled children.


Incentives for Disabled students

Standard Scholarship

Books and Stationary ( per year)

Allowances (per year)


Class I to IV




Class V to VIII




IX to F.Y




SY to TY




Technical Education




F.Y. = First Year, S.Y. Second Year, T.Y. Third year of 3 year degree course.

4. Disability Pension/Social Security Pension: Old age pension is provided @ Rs.60/–p.m. to Physically Handicapped Persons whose age is 55 years and above.

5. Bus Concession: Free for disabled students in private and Government buses and 50% concession is provided for escorts of eligible handicapped persons.

Director, Social Welfare issues photo identity card to the handicapped for availing this facility.

6. Assistance for self employment: Financial assistance upto Rs.5000/– per beneficiary is provided to disabled persons for various economic activities on 25% subsidy. Remaining 75% is provided as interest free loan. Annual income from all sources of the applicant should be less than or equal to Rs.6000/– Assistance is provided for the following five


Activities with Total Assitance


Total assistance

Cycle shop


Tailoring shop


Purchase of type writer


Cottage industries


Setting of kiosks(Hand cart)


For other details pl. refer the list (Appendix–A)

7. Other Concession: Ferry boat concession: The State Government has provided free ferry boat/launcher at various points of Goa.

8. Concerned Officer:
The Director
Directorate of Social Welfare
Daman and Diu



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