Official document information for disabilities

Use the format given below to give the information about the official documents. Also mention the place where the documents are available for e.g. at Official documents information for disabilities Secretariat level, directorate level, others (Please mention the level in place of writing “Others”)

Copies of the Rules and Regulations / Manuals concerning the service matters as framed by State Government Personnel and Administrative Reforms Department is available in the Directorate.

Sl. No.Category of the documentName of the document and its introduction in one lineProcedure to obtain the documentHeld by / under control of
1.Copy of the ActThe Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 gives effects to the proclamation on the full participation and equality of the peoples with disabilities in the Asian and Pasific Region.Available at the following website. Disabled Rehabilitation Officer at District level, Assistant Director (Handicapped Welfare) at State Level.
2.Copy of the ActThe National Trust for the welfare of the Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, mental retardation and multiple disabilities Act, 1999 provides for the constitution of the Board of National Trust, Local Level Committee Accountability and monitoring of the Trust etc.Available at the following website. Disabled Rehabilitation Officer at District level, Assistant Director (Handicapped Welfare) at State Level.
3.Copy of the guide- linesGuidelines for evaluation of various disabilities.Available at the following website.
4.DocumentsList of posts identified for persons with disabilities.Annexure-I & II enclosed
5.SchemesThe scheme to promote voluntary action for persons with disabilities (Deenadayal Disabilities Rehabilitation Scheme). The documents contains the information about the type of the project which can be funded under the scheme details of the project including costnorms, application format, list of circulars issued etc.

Loan for selfemployment for disabled persons through Nationalised Banks

Loans from National Handicapped Finance Development Corporation

The Department is conducting exclusive training to visually impaired persons at Govt. Industrial Training Centre for the Blind, Poonamallee.

The Department is also conducting special training for the Hearing Impaired persons at Government I.T.I., Guindy.

Available at the following website.

Application forms available at the following website. newrehabilitation_schemes.pdf.

Application form for admission to Government Industrial Training Centre for the Blind , Poonamallee is available. newrehabilitation_schemes.pdf

Applications forms for the Vocational Training for the Hearing Impaired is available at


Available with District Disabled Rehabilitation


Diploma in Medical Lab Technology Course-2 years duration. Computer Training – 6 months duration.

Free supply of Aids and Appliances for the Disabled (Tricycle, wheel chair, goggles,folding sticks, Braille watches, hearing aids, solar rechargeable batteries, calipers, crutches,

artificial limbs)

Application forms for the training course for the handicapped persons are available at newrehabilitation_schemes.pdf

Application forms for Aids and Appliances available at newrehabilitation_schemes.pdf

7.SchemesConcessions to Normal persons marrying disabled persons.Application forms for concessions to normal persons disabled persons are available at newrehabilitation_schemes.pdfDistrict Disabled Rehabilitation Officers
8.Maintenance allowance to severely handicappedApplications forms for maintenance allowance for severely handicapped are available at newrehabilitation_schemes.pdfDistrict Disabled Rehabilitation Officers
9.Scholarship for the disabled. Unde the scheme disabled students undergoing

education upto Post Graduation are given financial assistance.

Application forms for the scholarship available at newrehabilitation_schemes.pdfDistrict Disabled Rehabilitation Officers
10.National Awards in the field of disability

The awards recognizes the achievements of persons with disabilities and the individuals and the organization that are working for their welfare. Since 1995 International Day of the Disabled is celebrated on 3rd December every year and National Awards are given on that day. National Awards are given in different categories such as Employee, Employer, Role Models, Placement Officer, Technological Innovation and Adaptability etc.

Available at Government of India website Disabled Rehabilitation Officer as well as in Directorates.
11.State Awards

State Awards also distributed to the Best Employer, Best Institution (Disabled), Best Institution (Serving Women), Best Social Worker (Disabled), Best Social Worker (Women), Best Doctor, Best Collector, Best District Disabled Rehabilitation are given in the Independence Day. State Awards for the Best Employer, Best Employee, Best Teacher, Best Institution are distributed by the Government during International

Day of the Disabled.

Applications are available at Directorate as well as District Disabled Rehabilitation OfficesDistrict Disabled Rehabilitation Officer and Directorate.
12.National Identity Cards

National Identity cards will be issued by Medical Boards to persons with disabilities with more than 40% disabilities.

To approach District Disabled Rehabilitation Officers with copy of the Ration Card, 4 passport size photographs.