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Deen Dayal Divyangjan Pension Scheme - Assam

Financial Assistance
Person With Disability
Application Process
Documents Required
Frequently Asked Questions
In pursuance of the Persons with Disability Act, 1995 (now replaced by the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act,2016), the Social Welfare Department, Assam has been taking various welfare schemes for Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) with a view to empower them so that they could cope with in various fields with their unique abilities. As such, the "Deen Dayal Divyangjan Pension Scheme" has been undertaken during 2018-19 which has been considered to be one of the most beneficial schemes under the Social Welfare Department, Assam.
Objective of the scheme:
The objective of the scheme is to provide a monthly pension of ₹1,000/- to each differently-abled person for taking care of their health. All the persons with disabilities having Disability Certificates issued by the competent Govt. authority of Health Services of the Districts of Assam will be covered under the scheme of "Deen Dayal Divyangjan Pension Scheme". The RPwD Act. 2016 has notified 21 Nos. of types of disabilities.

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