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1. Reservation in Government Job:

3% of jobs are reserved for physically handicapped persons in the State Government Departments for direct recruitment in all the categories i.e. Class–I, Class–II, Grade–C and Grade–D posts). 1% post is reserved for each category of Visually Handicapped, Hearing Handicapped and Orthopaedically Handicapped persons.

Housing board: Handicapped persons get priority in allotment of Houses and there is one and a half percent (1.5%)reservation for them.>

2. Age Relaxation: The Upper age limit is relaxed by 10 years for handicapped persons for applying in Government jobs.

3. Scholarship/Stipend: The State Government awards scholarship to the handicapped students at the following rates:

Rates of Scholarship from Class I to Class VIII

Nature of Handicap


Amount in Rs.


Deaf and Dumb

I to IV . V to VIII

100/– 120/–


Orthopaedically Handicapped

I to IV . V to VIII

100/– 120/–


Visually Handicapped

I to IV . V to VIII

100/– 150/–





Rates of Scholarship from Class IX onwards

Type of Course/ Class

Rate P.M for day Scholars

Rate P.M. for Hostellers

Reader's Allowance for V.H.


Cl. IX, X Pre–University Course





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





B.E/B.Tech/ LLB/B.Ed/ Professional and Engg. Studies etc.









4. Disability Pension/Social Security Pension: Disabled persons of the age group of 65 years and above having disability of 70% and above with family income of Rs.200/– p.m. or less get disability pension of Rs.100/– p.m.

5. Un–employment allowance: Disabled persons who has registered in employment exchange get unemployment allowance at the following rate:

Matric/Middle pass – Diploma Holder: Rs.150/–p.m.

Graduate/Matric pass –Diploma Holder: Rs.200/–p.m.

Post Graduate/Graduate –Diploma Holder: Rs.250/–p.m.

6. Conveyance Allowances: Physically handicapped employees get conveyance allowance @ 8% of their basic pay subject to a maximum of Rs.150/– p.m

7. Bus concession: The State Government gives free bus pass to all types of blind and other disabled persons having 100% disability.

8. Assistance for self employment: Haryana Financial Corporation gives loan to all types of handicapped for starting self employment. For details pl. refer the list. (Appendix–A)

9. Exemption in road tax: All types of handicapped persons are exempted from paying road tax.

10. Awards/Sports/Seminars: State Government gives awards to the best handicapped employees and the best self employed disabled for their encouragement.

11. Assistance for purchase of aids and appliances: The crippled and orthopaedically handicapped persons get artificial limbs and wheel chair by the State Government whose case is recommended by a medical specialist or Chief Medical Officer.

12. Other Concessions/facilities:

Welfare activities: Deaf and dumb person get vocational training during which they get free rationing and free lodging/boarding and medical facilities.

13. Concerned Officer:

The Director

Social Defence and Security,

Haryana, Chandigarh

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