Tamil Nadu Govt. Schemes
Reservation in Government Job :
In Gr. ‘ C’ and ‘ D’ posts under the Government reservation are provided in direct recruitment for physically handicapped persons as indicated below:
Reservation for The Handicapped
|Category of handicapped||Percentage of reservation|
Educational Institutions: 3% of the seats in educational institutions/trainingcenters/professional courses (except in medicines) are reserved for disabled persons.
The upper age limit is relaxed by 10 years for handicapped persons for applying in Government jobs.
i. Disabled students studying in Class IX onwards (including colleges and vocational/professionals/ technical courses) get scholarship. The rate of scholarship varies from Rs.84/– to Rs.240/– p.m.depending upon the course.
ii. Disabled children aged 5 years and above get free boarding and lodging facility under special education programme. They also get free supply of 2 sets of uniform every year.
iii. Speech and Hearing impaired children in the age group of 3 to 5 years get free special Education, Speech Therapy and boarding and lodging facilities.
Rs.100/– p.m. as maintenance allowance is given for severely disabled with disability 75% and above to physically handicapped and mentally retarded persons.
Disability pension/Social security pension:
Disabled persons get Rs.30/– p.m. as disability pension. O/I – Dist. Collectors.
Loan is recommended to the unemployed Disabled persons who are willing to start their self employment ventures. The Government subsidy will be released to the disabled persons to whome provisional loan is sanctioned at the maximum of Rs.2000/– or 1/3 of the sanctioned loan amount, whichever is less.
Free travel facility to the handicapped children in buses of State Transport Corporation except TTC. O/I – M.D. Transport Corporation
Assistance for self employment:
Loan assistance is arranged through Nationalised Banks for starting self employment centers by the disabled. A sum of Rs.1,000/– or one third of the loan amount sanctioned whichever is less is given as subsidy.
Incentive for marrying disabled:
Marriage assistance is given to the normal person who marry a hearing impaired person as follows:(Total assistance is Rs.7000/–)
Rs.5000/– in the form of National Savings Certificate, Rs.2000/– as cash towards marriage expenses.
Normal person should marry a hearing handicapped person. The age of the couples (both) should be above 18 years.
Assistance for purchase of aids & appliances:
Free supply of tri–cycles, wheel chairs, hearing aids, calipers, artificial limbs or given at subsidized rates.
O/I – Director of Social Welfare.
a. Book allowance: Book allowance at the rate of Rs.10 to 84/– p.a. towards purchase of books and note books are given for students studying in std. I to VIII.
b. Assistance to set up book stalls: Loan up to the extent of Rs.6,000 is arranged through banks. Site is allotted. Government subsidy of Rs.250 to Rs.500/– is given. O/I – Dir., Social welfare, supdt., Manager, Government Training Center for Blind
c. Placement in special apprenticeship: Apprenticeship training for a period of 1 year with a stipend of Rs.100/– P.M. is given to the trained handicapped person who should have registered his name in the employment exchange on or before 7/4/79 under technical trade.
d. Training to the deaf: Training in the trade of fitter with stipend of Rs.90/– P.M. for 8th pass of 18 years above old aged deaf person. Training to the Speech and Hearing Impaired (male): Training is given to speech and hearing impaired persons in Governemnt I.T.I. Guindy in the trade of Fitter. The duration of trainings two yeaRs.Stipend at the rate of Rs.100/– per month will be given.
e. Identity card will be given to all disabled persons having more than 40% of the disability and assistance will be given based on the identity card only.
Key reference for contact
For further details on Concession please contact the Director, Social Welfare of State or the following persons in respective State/U.T. Governments.
1. For education/scholarship:
i. District Inspector of Schools.
ii. District Education Officer.
iii. District Social Welfare Officer.
iv. Directorate of Education.
v. Superintendent, Vocational Rehabilitation Centre for Handicapped.
vi. Principal of School
2. For training:
i. Principal, Industrial Training Institute.
ii. Superintendent, Vocational Rehabilitation Centre for Handicapped.
iii. Directorate of Employment & Training.
iv. Director, Directorate of Technical Education & Training.
v. Vocational Training Institute specifically meant for the disabled persons.
vi. Industrial Promotion Officer, Block Development Agency of your area.
vii. Project Officer, District Rural Development Agency of your district.
viii. Manager (Cottage Industries), District Industries Centre of your district.
ix. Head of Government Training Institute of your area.
3. For employment:
i. Superintendent, Vocational Rehabilitation Centre.
ii. Employment Officer of Special Employment Exchange for Physically Handicapped of your state.
iii. Employment Officer In–charge, Placement cell of Handicapped, District Employment Exchange of your district.
iv. Placement Officers of leading voluntary organizations working for employment of disabled persons.
v. Refer advertisements of Staff Selection Commission, Union Public Service Commission, Banking Service Recruitment Board, Post & Telegraph department, State Public Service Commission and collectorate advertisements in which number of vacancies are being advertised as reserved for the disabled persons.
vi. Director, Directorate of employment.
4. For self employment:
i. Superintendent, Vocational Rehabilitation Centre.
ii. Director, Directorate of Social Welfare.
iii. District Social Welfare Officers.
iv. Project Officer, District Rural Development Agency of your district.
v. Manager (Cottage Industries), District Industries.
vi. All the nationalized banks.
vii. Sub–Divisional Officer, Telephone Division of your area for telephone booth.
viii. Chairman of Municipal Corporations, Municipalities, N.A.C’s for allotment of kiosks, selling outlets, license for cart puller etc.
ix. President, Lions Club, Rotary Club, Y’s Men Club and other social clubs/societies.
Department of Social Welfare,
Government of Tamil Nadu,
Madras – 35