World Day of Persons with Disabilities
Every year world day disabled is observed on 3rd of December all over the State.
Public Awareness Programme
Under this programme posters, Broachers will be distributed to create the awareness among the public above disability.
Counseling and Information Center
This center provides information to persons with disabilities about the facilities and the schemes available under the State and the Central Govt. The institutions providing special education. Vocational training and also information about procuring quality aids and appliances.
Schemes for Promotion of Cultural Activities and Sports
Prathibhe aims at promoting disabled artists. The schemes provide financial assistance to the disabled artists. Under ‘SADAHANE’ the disabled sportsmen get financial assistance to participate in National & International Games.
Identity Cards to Persons with Disabilities
Under this scheme, Identity cards are issued to disabled persons. The budget allocation is Rs. 0.50 lakhs. Identity Cards will be issued in different colours to different categories of disabled.
The state has announced concessional bus passes for 1.00 lakh disabled persons to travel 100 KMs from their living places. Here the disabled persons have to pay 15% of the total cost.
The Govt. of Karnataka has instituted awards for the best work done for the cause of disabled for one institution and 6 individuals and 5 special teachers awards for the best teachers who serve in the special schools every year.
Karnataka Government Schemes for persons with Disabilities
- Senior Citizen Scheme for Persons with Disabilities : Karnataka
- Social Security Scheme for Persons with disabilities : Karnataka
- Rehabilitation Scheme for Persons with Disabilities : Karnataka
- Employment & Training Scheme for Persons with Disability : Karnataka
- Education Schemes for Differently abled : Karnataka