Scheme for Rehabilitation of Disabled Person, 1990

Name of the Scheme        Scheme for Rehabilitation of Disabled Person, 1990
Sponsored by   Central Government
Funding Pattern   100% central sponsored scheme
Ministry/Department   Social welfare Department
Description   This scheme is made to provide special rehabilitation for a person with disability and mentally retarded . The delivery of services under the programme is bottom-up approach i.e Village-Block-District-State. There is a District Referral Centre manned by Indian Red Cross Society, Assam State Branch and the Centre deals with those cases referred from the villages and Blocks. Issue of aids and appliance like Hearing aids, Wheel Chair etc. is done by the Department through the Red Cross Society. These State Referral Centres deal with cases referred by the District Rehabilitation Centre.
Beneficiaries   Individual,other
Benefit Type   Material
Eligibility criteria   Individual ST/SC Disabled person
How to Avail   The disable person may approach the Centres or the department. Details may be obtained from the Social Welfare Department, Govt. of Assam.
Introduced On   02-Jul-1990
Valid Upto   30-Jul-2015




                                                                                                                                                                        Information Source : Concerned Department of Government of Assam                                                                                         Last Updated On : 15.03.13