51. MAINTENANCE ALLOWANCE FOR LEPROSY CURED PERSONS

1

Gist of the Scheme

Maintenance Allowance is given at the rate of Rs. 1,000/- per
month to leprosy affected persons. The inmates accommodated in the Government Rehabilitation Homes are also eligible to receive this allowance 

2

Eligibility Criteria

Persons should be leprosy affected persons with 40% and above disability.

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.
A Certificate from Doctor stating that the applicant is not curable by surgical/other means.

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