Tamil Nadu Govt. Schemes

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(i) Identification

  1. National Identity Card for the differently abled persons

(ii) Early Intervention

  1. Early Intervention Centre for infants and young children with hearing impairment in 32 districts
  2. Early Intervention Centre for the mentally retarded children
  3. Early Intervention Centre for visually impaired

(iii) Special Education

  1. Special Education 
  2. Pre school for young hearing impaired children
  3. Scholarship
  4. Readers allowance for visually differently abled persons
  5. Scribe assistance for visually impaired students
  6. Distribution of Pre-recorded Cassettes and Tape recorders changed as CD players with text CD’s to visually impaired persons
  7. Starting of Degree courses for the hearing impaired students
  8.  Assistance to Law graduates for differently abled students
  9. Cash prize and assistance to pursue higher education for the visually impaired students
  10. Cash prize and assistance to pursue higher education for the hearing impaired students
  11. Government Institute for the Mentally challenged, Chennai
  12. Supply of Braille books for visually impaired students 
  13. Distribution of Lap top computers to +2 differently abled students studying in Government and Government aided schools 
  14. Honorarium to Teachers
  15. Financial assistances to Non Governmental Organisations

(iv) Training and Employment


  1. Secondary Grade Teachers Training Institute for the Orthopaedically differently abled persons (Diploma in Teacher Education)
  2. Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology training
  3. Cell phone Service and Maintenance Training Course
  4. Computer Training Course
  5. Multimedia Training 
  6. Training to the visually differently abled persons (male)
  7. Training to the speech and hearing impaired (male)
  8. Vocational training centre with hostel facilitiy
  9. Unemployment allowance to the differently abled persons
  10. Self employment loan subsity for the differently abled persons
  11. Motorised Sewing machines
  12. Loan assistance from National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC)
  13. Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme

(v) 3% Reservation in educational institutions and in employment

  1. 3% reservation of seats in Educational Iinstitutions
  2. Reservation of teaching posts in educational institutions for visually impaired
  3. Reservation of jobs in Government Departments / Government Undertakings
  4. Reservation of Non Teaching posts in educational institutions for speech and hearing impaired persons

(vi) Assistive devices for differently abled persons

  1. Tricycles
  2. Wheel chairs
  3. Hearing aids and Solar rechargeable batteries
  4. Goggles and folding sticks
  5. Braille watches
  6. Calipers and crutches
  7. Artificial limbs
  8. Retrofitted petrol scooters
  9. Modular functional artificial limbs
  10. ‘Behind the ear’ hearing aids
  11. Magnifiers
  12. Reflecting folding sticks

(vii) Maintenance allowance

  1. Maintenance allowance to mentally retarded persons
  2. Maintenance allowance to differently abled persons (severely affected)
  3. Maintenance allowance for persons affected with muscular dystrophy
  4. Maintenance allowance for leprosy affected persons

(viii) Marriage assistance

  1. Marriage assistance to normal persons marrying visually impaired persons
  2. Marriage assistance to normal persons marrying orthopaedically differently abled persons
  3. Marriage assistance to normal persons marrying speech and hearing impaired persons
  4. Marriage assistance to differently abled persons marrying differently abled persons

(ix) Other schemes for Differently abled persons

  1. Homes for the mentally retarded above the age of 14 years
  2. Government rehabilitation homes
  3. Government care camp, Melpakkam
  4. Day care centre for persons affected by muscular dystrophy
  5. Rescue scheme for persons with mental illness
  6. Home for the mentally ill
  7. Travel concession to the differently abled persons in state owned transport corporation buses
  8. Registration of complaints under persons with disabilities act, 1995
  9.  Appointment of guardians to special categories of differently abled persons under national trust act, 1999

(x) Social Security Schemes – Tamil Nadu Welfare Board for the differently abled persons


  1. Personal accident relief for differently abled persons
  2. Financial assistance to meet the funeral expenses of a differently abled person:
  3. Financial assistance on the natural death of a differently abled person:
  4. Scholarship to son and daughter of differently abled persons
  5. Assistance for marriage
  6. Assistance for delivery / miscarriage of pregnancy / termination of pregnancy to a female differently abled person
  7. Assistance for purchase of spectacles by a differently abled person

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
Visually handicapped1%
Orthopaedically handicapped1%
Hearing handicapped1%

Educational Institutions: 3% of the seats in educational institutions/training centers/professional courses (except in medicines) are reserved for disabled persons.


Age relaxation:

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.4000/– to Rs.7000/– 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.


Maintenance Allowance:

Rs.100/– p.m. as maintenance allowance is given for severely disabled with disability 75% and above to physically handicapped and mentally retarded persons.

Bus concession:

Free travel facility to the handicapped children in buses of State Transport Corporation except TTC. O/I – M.D. Transport Corporation

Incentive for marrying disabled:

Marriage assistance is given to the normal person who marry a hearing and speech impaired person as follows:(Total assistance is Rs.25000/– to Rs.50000/-)
Rs.25000/– in the form of National Savings Certificate, Rs.25000/– 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.

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.


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 /
District Collector.

Concerned Officer:

The Director

Department of Social Welfare,
Government of Tamil Nadu,
Secretariat Building,
Chennai – 35



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  1. Sir i m suffering from cancer in one year before its operated in half foot cut ayudich i m working in amazon delivery job my leg is very paining shop poda any loan for me sir 9551385894

  2. My Name is Thasil Mohamed and i have completed Ms c., Computer Science in year of 2000 . I have registered ( Master Degree and Handicapped) the employment in santhom Chennai in 2005. Now more then 10 years , till i am not getting any state government job. Please let me know what i want do for getting job.

    Thasil Mohamed

  3. My only son finished DCA. He is mentally challenged person. Age is 28. Any government job (or) private company Job available. please help me sir

  4. Dear sir

    I am 44 years old now only iam going to marry bcoz of my four sister married, Father is no more.
    Is there any marriage welfare scheme to me, Iam belong to BC Hindu. I am working in pvt company at tuticorin
    so pls inform to my mail id cvenkatesh28@rediffmail.com
    Tnx & rdgs

  5. Sir., I am ( Jana )MBA holder working in Automobile industry ( Loans ) ., Now I want marry physically challenged person ., Bcoz I am also PH person ., If you please suggest me any organization for us .

  6. i am finished M.Com.,MPhil.,DOA., At present, i have no job. i registered my name in tamilnadu employment exchange before 15 years. but no call from employment office

  7. hai sir, my name is sivakumar. enoda akka ku kaal nadaka mudiyadhu, avangaluku apr 1st 2015 marriage vajirukom. so marriageku govt scholorships edhum kidaikuma? epdi aply panradhu? akka 7th dhan apdijirukanga. my mail id plskumar92@gmail.com. plz help me sir, thank you.

  8. S.NEETHI’ Good evning sir ,i am physically handicapped.my Qualification:MA., MPHIL., PHD.,NET.Working the tamil lecturer in private college.what can i do? i will got the goverment job,pleas help me.

  9. iam a hearing impaired .Sir na diplomo mechanical completed pannitten enakku teaching jobkku epdi apply panrathu sir

  10. i am manoj i am working in central government office is there any professional tax exemption for disabled person if so kindly mail (manojjaba1985@gmail.com) me the Go No

  11. dear sir I finished diploma engineering and i have experienced in ups and battery field last 15 years i wand bank loan for proceeding my bussiness

    1. Hi Suresh Kumar,

      Please contact the

      Tamil Nadu State Apex Co-Operative Bank Ltd.
      233, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Road,
      Chennai – 600 001.
      Phone : 2530 2300, 2530 2323.
      Fax : 044-25340508.
      Customer Care : 2530 2354.
      Email : tnscbank@vsnl.com


      National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation
      (Department of Disability Affairs, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment)
      Red Cross Bhawan, Sector-12, Faridabad – 121007
      Ph : (0129) 2287512, 2287513, 2226910
      TeleFax: (0129) – 2222339,2284371
      E-mail : nhfdc97@gmail.com

      More Information :

  12. sir, i have finish the m.sc cs, and then 2 yrs experience start for business in computer sale and service. any loan detail

  13. Sir,nan chinna age la valathu leg poliyo la pathikapattavan,handicapt certificate vanka valimurai sollavum,nan diploma eee mudichiruken pls help me

  14. my marriage date march 15.but love marriage.my community bc.avanga mbc. avanga v2la ponnu tharamatanganu sollitanga.i am study diplamo @ b.e (2008-2011)electrical engg. please help me sir.any job i work

    1. Dear AK Mohammed Ali,

      State Government and Central Government provide loan based on your business requirements. kindly describe your loan and requirements

  15. Absolutely, this is valuable website to their disabled and unable kids and youths. Such beautiful job is essential to our society through our government and its resorted NGO’S.

    Thanking sirs/madam.

  16. I finished BA, Is there any jobme under government My communit SC
    Handicapped, I have two children

  17. as i am orthopedically handicapped. i am completed m.com with 60% and my youngest sister is orthopedically handicapped she is studied the xii std. my parents are uneducated. if i registered the employment office. i confused my future and my sister also. so i want the any govt job.what is the through way of the govt job.

  18. Registered Office:
    Ability Foundation,
    27, Fourth Main Road,
    Gandhi Nagar, Chennai – 600 020,
    Tamil Nadu, India

    Administrative Office:
    Ability Foundation, New No.4, Old No.23, Third Cross Street,
    Radhakrishnan Nagar, Thiruvanmiyur
    Chennai – 600 041, India.

    Telephone Numbers:
    91 44 2452 0016

  19. HI
    I COMPLETE MCA 2013 PASSOUT I M Orthopaedically handicapped OF 50%

  20. i hv completed my BE coarse but i hv nt placed in any company so kindly provide scholarship and guide me to get a government job

  21. Hi sir/Madam,

    i am a physically challenged guy.i need a good and permanent job for my future or i need a loan to start my own business.Pls help me to get job or govt loan to develop my future.pls help me.its my kind request.

    No:29, bharathi nagar IInd street,

  22. Dear sir
    I completed DECE in 2008 and BE(ECE) in 2011 and I’m registered local employment exchange and tharamani
    But i did not get any letter from you. any other mistake from my side
    Please clarify sir, my mob number 9629495939

  23. Dear sir
    I completed DECE in 2008 and BE(ECE) in 2011 and I’m registered local employment exchange and tharamani
    But i did not get any letter from you. any other mistake from my side
    Please clarify sir,

  24. Dear sir
    I completed DECE in 2008 and BE(ECE) in 2011 and I’m registered local employment exchange and tharamani
    But did not get any letter from you.

  25. Sir i am orthopedic challenged student .i am studying B-TECH IT 2 year in chennai .i am not buy any scholarship help me sir

  26. Hi, i am a handicapped woman, i have finished MCA if any job openings in Govt. please intimate me

  27. Dear sir,

    I have completed MBA degree from Madurai Kamaraj University,
    I have 11 years experience in Garment Export field. Now i am interested to Start a business. Maximum how many rupees loan sanction to Physically Ortho handicapped persion.
    Pls refer document details and procedure for collecting loans.
    Pls send mail, otherwise call my mobile 9865396661.
    Pls help us.
    Thanks/ Rgds

  28. Hi Ram….
    Disability Certificate available
    1) District Government Hospital
    2) District Differently abled office
    3) Government Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, K.K. Nagar, Chennai – 78.
    ( NOTE : submit, Proof of residence and Two recent passport size photographs )

    You want More details click here :http://enabled.in/wp/tamilnadu-govt-published-amendment-certificate-on-g-o-for-differently-abled-persons/

    Ram, National Identity card enough for state and central government jobs.

    If you want more details…
    Phone : 9840515647
    E-Mail : vsadhas@gmail.com, sathasivam@firstplanet.in

    Sathasivam Kannupayan

  29. dear sir
    I am a graduate with disability 50%…i wish to apply for central and state govt jobs..and they are asking for disability certificate when making application..where can i get the disability certificate?…or the copy of the national identity card for disabled issued by the state govt is enough to be attached with the application when applying for central govt jobs?…plz clear this..thanks in advance

  30. Hai,
    I am a physically challenged post graduate in physics.I have registered in prof. emp.exchange in 1994.I didnt get any job oppourtunities from there.Is it possible to get a govt.job.I am now 39 years old.

  31. Dear Sir

    Kindly look in to the following matter sympathetically for your kind consideration please

    The following person is a 80% Physically Impairment , ID 8058 issued by Special Commissioner
    for Disabled , Chennai , Tamil Nadu State . He is now in his house without any aid or employment
    from Tamil Nadu Government . His father is a blind man . All of his family living in a Village with
    poor living nature. His card is attached herewith for your kind perusal please

    Present Status : He is not getting any Aids from Govt. of Tamil Nadu and no employment
    opportunity from Govt. too

    Kindly do the possible help to this 80% physically impairment / handicapped person to get
    his aids and employment as per Indian Government Disabled Welfare department rules

    80 % Physical impairment , Diable code L.D – not provided with any Aids or employment opportunity

    1. Name : A . RAJA PANDI

    2. DOB : 22-06-1977 , Age : 33

    3.Date of issued ID : 04 -05-2007

    4. Address in India : A .RAJA PANDI
    No. 2/127 Karisakalam Patty Village
    Sengapadai Post
    Thirumangalam Taluk
    Madurai Dist – 625704
    Tamil Nadu State

    5. SEX : Male

    6. Community : Backward Class

    7. Educational Qualification : 10th standard Passed , While doing ITI course( technical ) accident occurred

    8. State Code : TN

    9.Name of the District : MDU

    10.Disability Code : LD

    11.Identity card No. : 8058 issued on 04-05-2007

    12. Medical certificate : certified by team of Doctors by Madurai Govt.Medical hospital

    13. Present Status : No Govt. Aid received and No employment for him according to his
    education level

    I request your good office to kindly consider his case sympathetically to get Govt. Aids and employment
    according to his education level please

    Thanks & Best regards


    Social Worker

  32. As I Ortho Physical Handicapped person No I working at Tamilnadu Ration shop (PDS) sales man If any benifits for me Please give me suggestion

  33. Dear Sir,
    I am orthopedic challenged person i have registered my diploma 2005 in cuddalore Employment office, i but till now i am not get any letter from both employment job letter office.Please Help me


  34. dear sir
    i am physical handdicapped 60% could pls advise i can get govt jon in Tamil Nadu.
    my qlfy. B.A History
    additional qlfy: type writing English Higher and tamil Lower, DCSM computer knowledge


  35. i am a phisically handicapped person & poor also and MA.,M.PHIL (ECO) graduat.Now i am studying B.ED.please any help for my study or give jobs to lift my life.
    address:indira nagar, uluthur, Thalaikulam P.O,Chidambaram T.K,Cuddalore dist.Tamil nadu.PIN:608704

  36. Dear sir i have orthopatic challenged person.i completed in Bcom and doing mcom.So pls arrange to any govt job.

  37. Respected sir,
    I am a B.E(CIVIL ENGINEERING) degree holder and also unemployee,so please guide me to get a loan to become a self employee please guide me

  38. I registered for my brother in law for 10 year ago but still he did not received any reply. He is mental as well as physically challenged. How will he get a job in government job. please suggest and there is any possibility.

  39. sir
    The upper age limit is relaxed by 10 years for handicapped persons for applying in Government jobs
    please send the G.O. if possible

  40. Dear Sir,
    I am orthopedic challenged person i have registered my B.Com 1999 in Pudukkottai Employment office and my Post graduate M.S(IT) 2003 in PEEO Chennai but till now i am not get any letter from both employment office.Please Help me

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  42. i have registred in 1986 augest special employment chennai -4 cut-off dates shown year is 1986 (iam backward class)
    but till now iam not get any letter from employment office ? if possible any jobs in furture. plese clarify

  43. if the government give the special employment exchange for Differntly abled people in district wise.. its very usefull to all disabled peoples. because the chennai only having this special employment exchange.. so if the government done this great sources to all persons.. really its appreaciatable

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