48. Maintenance Allowance to Mentally Retarded Persons

1

Gist of the Scheme

Maintenance Allowance is given at the rate of Rs.1,000/- per
month  to  the  Mentally  Retarded  persons  with  45%    and above. The allowance is sent through “Core Banking System” to bank account.

2

Eligibility Criteria

The extent of Mental Retardation should be 45% and above.

3

Whether form of application is
prescribed

Yes. Prescribed format is available with District Differently
Abled Welfare Officers.

4

Certificates to be furnished

National Identity Card for Differently Abled and Family Card.

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