50. Maintenance Allowance for Persons affected with Muscular Dystrophy

1

Gist of the Scheme

Maintenance Allowance is given at the rate of Rs. 1,000/- per
month to the person affected with Muscular Dystrophy.  The allowance is sent through Core Banking system  to their homes.

2

Eligibility Criteria

Persons should be affected with Muscular Dystrophy and percentage of disability 40% 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