Under the I.R.D.P., 3% quota is earmarked for physically disabled persons. The Government has now decided that per family limit under the I.R.D.P. be raised from:
- Rupees 3,000 to Rs 4,000 in normal areas.
- Rupees 4,000 to Rs 5,000 in drought-prone areas and desert development programme areas.
- Rupees 5,000 to Rs 6,000 for physically handicapped beneficiaries.
Source of information: Directory of Rehabilitation Resources for Persons with Hearing Impairment in India, Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for the Hearing Handicapped,