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1. Reservation in Government job: The State Government has decided to grant concession to physically handicapped persons for the job in Public Service and Public Undertakings such as relaxation of maximum age limit by 5 years and educational qualifications where ever possible for such persons and also to give preference to PH persons. (Order No. AR–8/27/76 Kohima dated 10–8–77).

2. Relaxation in upper age limit: The Upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years for handicapped persons for applying in Government jobs.

3. Scholarship/stipend: The State Government awards scholarship to the physically handicapped students from class I to class VIII. The details are as follows.

  • Class I to IV – Rs.35/–
  • Class V to VIII – Rs.50/–

4. Disability pension/Social Security pension: Handicapped persons get Rs.60/–p.m as disability pension.

5. Bus Concession/Rail Concession: Free bus travel facility to PH persons. Blinds with escorts also get free transport facility in State Transport Buses.

6. Assistance for self employment: Under this scheme financial assistance is given to the blind and physically handicapped persons to start small scale industries and other productive self employment programmes.

7. Financial Assistance: Under the scheme of financial assistance an amount of Rs.100 is given to blind, invalid and bed ridden persons.

8. Assistance for purchase of aids and appliances: Under this scheme free prosthetic aids are provided to the handicapped. For detail please contact Director, Social Welfare Department.

9. Other Concessions:

  • Stipend for learning type–writing: Under this scheme grant is given to the handicapped persons for undergoing training in type–writing.
  • Under Rashtriya Gramin Punarvas Yojana, scheme of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, a District Fitment Centre for all disabled has been established in Dimapur attached to Civil Hospital.

10. Concerned Officer:
The Director of Social Security and Welfare
Department of Social Welfare,
Government of Nagaland, Kohima.

Last Updated on Monday, 05 December 2011 11:36
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