DISABILITY :CHALLENGES VS RESPONSES
( By Ali Baquer; Anjali Sharma )

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app-Concessions:Key References For Contact

Since detailed information on the concessions and facilities provided by the Government of India to the disabled cannot be included in this book, the following are suggested as key references for contact for availing the concessions and facilities. The concessions and facilites are in addition to the provisions made under the new Disability Act, The persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights & Full Participation) Act, 1995. (Please refer Clause 72).

For further details on Concession please contact the Director, Social Welfare of State or the following persons in respective State/U.T. Government.

A) For education/scholarship :



  1. District Inspector of Schools.


  2. District Education Officer.


  3. District Social Welfare Officer.


  4. Directorate of Education.


  5. Superintendent, Vocational Rehabilitation Centre for Handicapped.

B) For training :



  1. Principal, Industrial Training Institute.


  2. Superintendent, Vocational Rehabilitation Centre for Handicapped.


  3. Directorate of Employment and Training.


  4. Director, Directorate of Technical Education and Training.


  5. Vocational Training Institute specifically meant for the disabled persons.


  6. Industries Promotion Officer, Block Development Officer of your area.


  7. Project Officer, District Rural Development Agency of your district.


  8. Manager (Cottage Industries), District Industries Centre of your district.


  9. Head of Government Training Institute of your area.

C) For employment :



  1. Superintendent, Vocational Rehabilitation Centre.


  2. Employment Officer of Special Employment Exchange for Physically Handicapped of your state.


  3. Employment Officer In-charge, Placement Cell of Handicapped, District Employment Exchange of your district.


  4. Placement Officers of leading voluntary organisations working for employment of disabled persons.


  5. 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.


  6. Director, Directorate of Employment.

D) For self employment :




  1. Superintendent, Vocational Rehabilitation Centre.


  2. Director, Directorate of Social Welfare.


  3. District Social Welfare Officers.


  4. Project Officer, District Rural Development Agency of your District.


  5. Manager (Cottage Industries), District Industries.


  6. All nationalised banks.


  7. Sub-Divisional Officer, Telephone Division of your are a for telephone booth.


  8. Chairman of Municipal Corporations, Municipalities, N.A.Cís for allotment of kiosks, selling outlets, license for cart pullers, etc.


  9. President, Lions Club, Rotary Club and other social clubs/societies.
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