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Thursday, 21 July 2016 14:13

The ADIP scheme has been revised w.e.f. 1.4.2014. The salient features of the revised ADIP Scheme are as indicated below:- (i) Enhancement of income eligibility ceiling for 100% concession from the existing Rs. 6,500/- per month to Rs. 15,000/- per month and for a 50% concession from Rs. 15001/- to Rs. 20,000/- per month. (ii) Provision of accessible mobile phones to visually impaired students (aged 18 years and above) once in 5 years and Laptop, Braille Note Taker and Brailler to school going disabled students (10th class and above), once in 10 years. (iii) Cost ceiling for aids/appliances revised from Rs. 6000/- to Rs. 10,000/- for single disability and from Rs. 8,000/- to Rs. 12,000/- for Students with Disabilities. (iv) Revision of cost ceiling of medical/surgical correction which presently ranges from Rs. 500/- to Rs. 3,000/- as under:- (a) From Rs.500/- to Rs.1,000/- for hearing and speech impaired. (b) From Rs.1,000/- to Rs.2,000/- for visually disabled. (c) From Rs.3,000/- to Rs.5,000/- for orthopedically disabled. (v) Enhancing the extent of subsidy for motorized tricycles and wheelchairs from the present Rs. 6,000/- to Rs. 25,000/- for severely disabled and for locomotor disabilities such as Quadriplegic (SCI), Muscular Dystrophy, Stroke, Cerebral Palsy, Hemiplegia and any other person with similar conditions where either three/four limbs or one half of the body are severely impaired. This will be provided to the persons of age of 18 years and above, once in 10 years. vi) Provision for cochlear implant for 500 children per year with Hearing disability under the scheme, with a ceiling of Rs. 6.00 lakh per unit. Income ceiling for the beneficiaries will be the same i.e., up to Rs. 15,000/- per month for 100% concession and from Rs. 15001/- to Rs. 20,000/- per month for 50% concession. 40 vii) Implementing Agencies may use 5% of the grant-in-aid as administrative/overhead expenses for conducting awareness, assessment and follow-up camps.

Source: Annual report, MSJE 2015-16

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