50. Maintenance Allowance for Persons affected with Muscular Dystrophy


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.


Eligibility Criteria

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


Whether form of application is prescribed

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


Certificates to be furnished

National Identity Card for Differently Abled and Family Card.


Officer to whom the application is to be submitted

District Differently Abled Welfare Officer


Grievances if any to be
addressed to

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