Assistive Devices for Disabled Persons

38. Hearing Aids and Solar Rechargeable Batteries

 

1.

 

Gist of the Scheme

The Hearing Impaired persons are given hearing aids with
Solar Rechargeable Batteries   free of cost to enable them to interact with other normal persons in the society

 

2.

 

Eligibility Criteria

Hearing  Loss  should  be  more  than  40%.  The  nature  of
hearing loss should be permanent in nature.   Should have obtained Medical Certificate from ENT Surgeon, not below the rank of Civil Assistant Surgeon.

3.

Whether   form   of   application   is
prescribed

Yes.   Applications   are   available   with   concerned   District
Differently Abled Welfare Officer.

4.

Certificates to be furnished

National Identity Card for Differently Abled

5.

Officer to whom the application is to
be submitted

District Differently Abled Welfare Officer

6.

Grievances if any to be addressed to

Principal Secretary / State Commissioner for the Differently
Abled,
State Resource cum Training Centre Campus, Jawaharlal Nehru Inner Ring Road,
K.K. Nagar, Chennai – 600 078. Ph: 044-24719947 / 48 / 49