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Achievements
 
Several schemes/activities are implemented for the welfare of handicapped persons in Gujarat State. Various activities have been carried out for the welfare of handicapped persons in the State through Government, Voluntary Organizations, Charitable Trusts and Individuals.
The contribution of Voluntary Organizations and Charitable persons are remained in fore front for the welfare, education, training and rehabilitation of the handicapped persons. For the purpose of giving fillip to such activities, a scheme of giving State Award and Citation to the person/Organization who performs good activities in the field of welfare of the handicapped persons is in force since 1992. The State Government has accepted the Handicapped Act, 1995 and implemented it from 1996. the survey of Handicapped persons under Maharshi Ashtavakra has been implemented by the State Government from 2001.
In this scheme, a gift of State Award and Citation is given every year to 2 (two) individuals, 2 (two) organizations, who have done noteworthy work in the field of welfare of handicapped persons.
Data Table Achievements
(A) Individual Award 2 (two) Awards (for each Award
No. 2 is given Rs. 20,000/- in
cash and a Citation.
No. 2 is given Rs. 15,000/- in cash and a Citation.
B. Award for Organizations 2 (two) Awards (for each Award
No. 2 is given Rs. 50,000/-
in cash and a Citation.
No. 2 is given Rs. 45,000/- in
cash and a Citation.
 
This type of honor to the individual/organization for their noteworthy work in the field of the welfare of handicapped persons will really remain as a guideline to the individuals/organizations, who are working in the field of welfare of handicapped persons.