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Scheme for Posthetic aid and Appliance to disable persons (Dir., Social Defence)
Purpose :
Scheme for Posthetic aid and Appliance to disable persons is implemented with a view to minimize the disability of the disable persons and to bring easiness in obtaining employment and to provide vocational materials disable to persons.
 
(1) Who are entitled for material assistance to disable persons (Eligibility thereon) :
  • Persons having more than 40% disability.
  • Deaf ,Blind ,MR and disable persons,
  • Domicile of the person must be Gujarat.
  • Must be a holder of disable Identity Card,
What are the financial material assistance receivable ? :
  • For artificial limbs – Ghodi, Calipers, Tricycles, Bicycles, Wheel Chairs are given to disable persons.
  • For self-employment, Hand Cart, Sewing machine, material for shoe-making, carpentry, electric repairing, tools for Computer repairing, embroidery machine are given.
  • Hearing Aid and other material assistance to Deaf persons.
  • Musical instruments for Blind persons,
  • Above financial material assistance is given upto a limit of Rs. 10,000/-
  • Application Forms are available from the District Social Defence Office at free of cost.
  • The applicants should submit their applications to the District Social Defence Officer..
(3) Documents to be attached with the Application :-
  • Xerox copy of disabile Identity Card.
  • Experience or Training Certificate for self-employment,
When the disable persons applied for availing material assistance as per their requirement, the same will be sanctioned in the respective financial year.
The power to sanction the assistance lies with District Social Defence Officer. Scheme of free traveling in the GSRTC buses to the disable persons.
Purpose :
The State Government has implemented this scheme for the purpose of giving financial relief in the expenditure of bus travel by the disable persons for medical treatment of the children, social work, for educational purpose and for other works. Through which they can travel free of cost in the GSRTC buses within the jurisdiction of Gujarat State.
Scheme of free traveling in the GSRTC buses for disable persons
  • The disable person should possess the disable Identity Card,
  • Must have 40% or more disability,
  • To 100% blind persons,
  • To 100% Deaf persons.
  • The persons who have brilliance rate of 70% or below,.
  • Permanent resident of Gujarat State is necessary.
The relief available to the co-traveller of the handicapped persons in GSRTC buses :
  • 50% relief is given to the co-traveller of a handicapped person having 75% or more handicapness,
  • 100% relief to the co-traveller of a blind person.
  • 100% relief is given to the co-traveller of a mentally retarded person.
Regarding taking out of duplicate disable Identity Card when lost or due for cancellation.
  • If the disable Identity Card is lost, duplicate Card is issued on an application on plain paper.
  • Duplicate Card is issued on submission of the Card which is due for cancellation to the office.
Free Travelling Pass is issued, if the application is submitted with complete details to the District Social defence Officer.

Indira Gandhi National Disability Pension Scheme (IGNDPS) and Saint Surdas Scheme (Scheme for financial assistance to severely disable persons) (Scheme for financial assistance to severely handicapped persons), dtd. 22-11-2000.
(A) Who are entitled for the benefit :-
  • The applicant must be in the age group of below 79 years,
  • The persons who have more than 80% or above disability.
  • The income of the family of the beneficiary should be upto the score of 20 in the BPL list for rural areas and to the beneficiaries of urban areas, one who possesses theBPL beneficiary mark as per the guidelines of Urban Development.
  • Who is a permanent resident of Gujarat since 10 years.
  • Must be a holder of diaable Identity Card issued by the State Government.
What kind of benefit is available ?
  • Rs. 600/- PM to the disable applicant of below 64 years of age,
  • Rs. 600/- PM to the disable applicant of the age group of 18 to 79,(for GOI benefeciarires) and for State government benefeciarires Rs. 600/- PM to the disable applicant of the age group of 18 to 64
  • The assistance is paid to the applicant at his DBT through to their bank or post office account D.B.T. credit.
(B) Information to be attached with the Application :-
  • Application Forms are available free of cost from the Office of District Social Defence Officer.
  • The disable Identity Card issued by Social Defence Officer, Certificate showing the BPL Score issued by competent authority.
  • Proof of Age,
  • Certificate showing the permanent resident of Gujarat since 10 years.
  • The Application Forms duly filled in and to be submitted to the Office of District Social Defence Officer, who will check the documents and if found eligible, sanction orders will be issued.
(C) When the assistance will be ceased :-
  • When the applicant completes 79 years of age,
The applicant is entitled for the financial assistance from the month in which the application is sanctioned.-