Maintenance Allowance for Leprosy Cured Persons

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1Gist of the SchemeMaintenance Allowance is given at the rate of Rs. 1,000/- per month to leprosy affected persons. The inmates accommodated in the Government Rehabilitation Homes are also eligible to receive this allowance
2Eligibility CriteriaPersons should be leprosy affected persons with 40% and above disability.
3Whether form of application is prescribedYes. Prescribed format is available with District Differently Abled Welfare Officers.
4Certificates to be furnishedNational Identity Card for Differently Abled and Family Card. A Certificate from Doctor stating that the applicant is not curable by surgical/other means.
5Officer to whom the application is to be submittedDistrict Differently Abled Welfare Officer
6Grievances if any to be
addressed to
Principal Secretary / State Commissioner for the Differently Abled,
State Resource cum Training Centre Campus, Jawaharlal Nehru Inner Ring Road,
K.K. Nagar, Chennai – 600 078. Ph: 044-24719947 / 48 / 49