Scheme for rehabilitation of disabled persons


Description

Objective

The Objectives of the Scheme are as follows:

  • To encourage voluntary action. To create enabling environment.
  • To ensure equal opportunities, equity and social justice to persons with disabilities.
  • To empower persons with disabilities.
  • To implement outreach and comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation programmes in urban and rural environments.
  • To enhance education opportunities at all levels and in all forms.
  • To enlarge the scope of vocational and professional opportunities, income generation and gainful occupations.
  • To support all such measures as may be necessary for promoting formal as well as non-formal employment and placement opportunities.
  • To support people with disabilities in projects which are environment friendly and Eco promotive.
  • To support effort to ensure protection of human, civil and consumer rights persons with disabilities.
  • To support legal literacy, including legal counselling, legal aid and analysis and evaluation of existing laws.
  • To support the development publication and dissemination of information, documentation and training materials.
  • To support the conduct of surveys and other forms of epidemiological studies.
  • To support (a) construction and maintenance of building, (b) furniture and fixtures, and (c) installation and maintenance of machinery and equipment.
  • To support and facilitate the availability of appropriate housing homes and hostel facilities.
  • To establish and support facilities for sports, recreation, leisure-time activities, excursions,
  • creative and performing arts, cultural and socially inclusive activities.
  • To promote research in various development areas, innovative strategies, assistive devices and enabling technologies and support production of such devices ensuring quality control.
  • To support manpower development activities to train required personnel at different levels for the programmes/projects/activities for persons with disabilities. To set up well-equipped resource centres at different levels.
  • To promote and support the development of self-help, groups parent organisations and independent living.
  • To encourage coordination, cooperation, networking and multisectoral linkages.
  • To support such other measures, which may meet the needs of the persons with disability

Eligibility

Indian citizens of any age and sex

Beneficiaries

Individual,Family,Community,Women,Children,

Benefits

Indian citizens with disabilities who have not had access to services so far

How To Apply

Contact to any of the following :

  1. Organisations registered under the Societies Registration Act. Or
  2. A public trust registered under the law for the time being in force or a Charitable Company licensed

Sponsored By

Central Government of India

Ministry

Social Welfare

Date of Launch

01-July-1990

Valid Upto

31-May-2017

Status

Active

Sector

Women and Child



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