Welfare of Differently Abled & Senior Citizens
The main objective of Department for the Welfare of Differently Abled & Senior Citizens is to empower the Differently Abled and Protection and Welfare of Senior Citizens
|Sl.No.||Nature of Objective|
|I||Differently Abled Welfare :|
|1||Maitenance of Hostel for W.H Boys in Vijayawada.|
|2||Sanction of Scholarships to the Pre Matric students studying 1st to 10th classes through epass web site|
|3||Sanction of Post Matric scholaships to OC Disabled students studying Inter and above courses through E-Pass web site.|
|4||Sanction of Scholarships to the Mentally Retarded students|
|5||Sanction of Marriage Incentive Award for the marriages occurred between normal and differently abled person|
|6||Sanction of Financial Assistance to Differently Abled to eke-out their livelyhood|
|7||Sanction of Petrol Subsidy|
|8||Sanction of Aids & Appliances|
|9||Verification of Roster registers for identification of vacancies reserved for Differently Abled persons in all Govt. Departments|
|10||Review of 3% allocation in all poverity alleviation schemes implemented by the developmental agencies.|
|11||Conduct of Camps for supply of Calipers and Artificial Limbs to OH|
|12||Conduct of Awareness programmes on (1)The PwDs Act, 1995, (2)National Trust Act, 1999, (3)The Mental Health Act, 1987|
|13||Inspection of NGOs working for the cause of Differently Abled & Senior Citizens in the District|
|14||Conduct of Sports meet for Differently Abled|
|15||Celebration of “WORLD DIFFERENTLY ABLED DAY” on 3rd December|
|16||Celebration of ” BIRTHDAY OF LOUIES BRAILLE “|
|II||Senior Citizens Welfare :|
|1||Issuing of ID cards to Senior Citizens|
|2||Registration complaints or petitions of affected Parents/Senior Citizens in the Maintenance Tribunals as per the Act for awarding Maintenance Allowance|
|3||Protection of the Life and Property of the Senior Citizens|
|4||Providing Medical support for Senior Citizens|
|5||Establishement of Old Age Homes|
|6||Conduct of Awareness programmes on “Maintenance Welfare of Parents Senior Citizens Act”|
|7||Celebration of World Elders Day on 1st October|
2. ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE
I.Hostel Facility for Differently Abled Boys:-
A Hostel for the Differently Abled Boys with a sanctioned strength of 100 is functioning to promote education. Presently, 20 differently abled boys are studying from 3rd class to Degree are residing in the Hostel. They are being provided with clothing, bedding materials, cosmetic charges, note books and medical care facility.
II. Scholarships :-
(i)Pre Matric Scholarships :-
The Pre Matric scholarships are being provided to the differently abled students whose parents annual income is less than Rs. 1,00,000/- and studying in Government or Govt. recognized schools for encouraging children with Disabilities in education. The prematric scholarships are sanctioned through epass web site.
The rates of scholarships are as follows:
1st to 5th – Rs. 1000/- ; 6th to 8th – Rs. 1500/- ; 9th & 10th – Rs. 2250/-
Trasnport Allowance per month for OH :
1st to 5th – Rs. 100/- ; 6th to 8th – Rs. 100/-; 9th & 10th – Rs. 100/-
Maintenance of Prosthetic / Orthopaedic Aids per month for OH :
1st to 5th – Rs. 50/- ; 6th to 8th – Rs. 50/-; 9th & 10th – Rs. 50/-
Reader Allowance Per month for VH :
1st to 5th – Rs. 50/- ; 6th to 8th – Rs. 50/-; 9th & 10th – Rs. 100/-
(ii) Post Matric Scholarships:
(a) Maintance of Tuition Fee (MTF) :-
The Post Matric scholarships to the differently abled students who belongs to SC, ST, BC, Minority communities are being provided by the respective welfare departments and differently abled belongs to Other Communities are being provided scholarships through epass web site to the differently abled whose parents annual income is less than Rs.1,00,000/-.
(b) Reimbursement of Tuition Fee (RTF) :-
Under this scheme, the differently abled students studying Intermediate to P.G. / Professional courses are being reimbursed their tuition fee to the colleges where the differently abled students are studying as per Govt. prescribed tuition fee rates. The parents annual income is to be less than Rs.1,00,000/-.
(iii) Scholarships to Mentally Retarded Children :-
The Mentally Retarded children who are studying in special schools run by Non Governmental Organizations which are not receiving Grant-in-Aid from Government of India and whose parents / guardians annual income is less than ` 1,00,000/- P.A. are being provided an amount of ` 1,000/ per annum as scholarship.
III. Marriage Incentive Award: –
To encourage Marriages between differently abled and normal persons, a sum of Rs.1,00,000/- as incentive award is being sanctioned to either of the spouse if a normal person marries a differently abled person. The Award will be sanctioned to those marriages performed on or after 04-08-2016.
IV.Economic Rehabilitation Scheme :-
Under this scheme, the amount will be sanctioned as 50% on total outlay of the bank loan or maximum of Rs.1,00,000/- whichever is less as subsidy to all categories of differently abled whose age in between 18 to 60 years whose annual income doest not exceed Rs. 1,00,000/-.
V.Petrol Subsidy :-
A Subsidy petrol is being sanctioned to the disabled persons having own vehicle for the use of vehicle from resident to the duty and back and to the places where day to day activities of the beneficiaries may make it necessary for him to go. The annual income does not exceed Rs.1,00,000/-
VI. Aids & Appliances:-
Orthopaedically Handicapped :
- i) Tricycles, Crutches, Wheelchairs, Artificial Limbs,
- ii) 30,000/- subsidy for purchase of Motorized Tricycles (or) Motorized Wheel Chairs.
Hearing Handicapped : Hearing Aids and Touch Phones. Visually Handicapped :
- i) Long cane / Folding
- ii) Daisy Players for students studying from 9th class to iii) Laptops for students studying Post Graduation.
Senior citizens :
Adult Sticks, MCR Chappals, Spectacles are being supplied by this department at free of cost. The annual income doest not exceed Rs. 1,00,000/-
VII. Job Placements under 3% reservation in Govt. Department: –
This Department under special recruitment drive verifies the roster registers of all the departments for filling up of posts at roster points 6, 31 & 56 reserved for disabled in the category of class IV & Group IV Posts.
VIII. Govt. Home for Aged & Disabled, Machilipatnam
A Govt. Home for Aged & Disabled with a sanctioned strength of 65 is functioning in Machilipatnam. They are being provided with clothing, bedding materials, cosmetic charges and medical care facility.
IX. ID Cards to Senior Citizens:-
The Department is issuing Identity cards to the Senior Citizens who are 60 & above years for availing concessions being offered by State & Central Governments.
- Head of the Organization
Sri A.V.D. Narayana Rao, M.A. (S.W),
He is post graduate in Social Work having experience in the rehabilitation filed for a period of 23 years in Govt. of India unit. And presently working as Assistant Director in the department for Welfare of Differently Abled & Senior Citizens in Krishna district.
- Head quarters / Point of Contact
Welfare of Differently Abled & Sr. Citizens, Krishna District
Chilakalapudi, Machilipatnam – 521 002.
Assistant Director : 9000013613
Superintendent : 9966195365
Office Land Line : 08672-252637
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