The Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Assistance for Disable Persons SSAGovernment of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of School Education and Literacy has issued a letter to the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Department of Disability Affairs on CSS Scheme of Assistance to Disabled Persons under SSA Scheme
The undersigned is directed to refer to D.0 letter No. 4-2(47)(2014/DD-I dated 28th November, 2014 from Secretary, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Department of Disability Affairs addressed to Secretary, Department of School Education and Literacy on the above mentioned subject.
The Department of School Education and Literacy agrees with the following decisions:
- (i) Responsibility for issue of a joint disability certificate for availing benefits under ADIP-SSA will be that of a (a) Headmaster or Principal of the School, (b) Government Doctor Government Primary Health Centres (PHCs) or Community Health Centres (CI-ICs), (c) local SSA Authority and (d) representative of ALIMCO.
- (ii) In the case of less than 40% disability, CWSN can be issued aids and assistive devices based an the joint certification as at para above.
3. The above decisions are being communicated to all the State Governments/UTs for taking necessary action.
SSA Holding of camps under CSS of Assistance for disable persons
Holding of camps for Persons with Disability under the centrally Sponsored scheme of Assistance for disable persons: Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt. of India has amended the existing rule of ADIP & ADIP-SSA scheme for providing aids & appliances to the beneficiaries and given the mandatory requirements for all the PWDs for getting aids & appliances free of cost under the above scheme which is enforced w.e.f. 1st April.2014. These are as under:
1. Income certificate
Income certificate issued from Revenue Agencies or BPL card or MENREGA card or Disability person card or Certificate by M.P./MLA/Councilor/Gram Pradhan failing which Notarized Affidavit in favor of ALIMCO.
2. Disability certificate
Disability certificate of 40% and above disability by competent authority or Disability Certificate issued by a single doctor even at the level of primary Health centre, community Health Centre and Hospitals at sub Divisional level.
3. Proof of address
Proof of address such as ration card/BPL card/ Voter ID card/ passport/ Driving License/ Property card/ Passbook of nationalized bank with photo ID/ PAN card/Freedom fighter’s identity card /Employee government ID card/ Weapon’s license/Pensioner’s card/ Employment card issued by employment guarantee Scheme (EGS) authorities/ Photo identity card issued by competent authority for schedule cast/tribes and other backward castes/ Photo identity card issued by competent authority for handicapped persons/ Post office saving pass book with photo ID/Aadhar card.
4. One photograph showing his/her disability also.
All the concerned officials are requested to kindly inform all your good officials to follow the instructions of Ministry and inform to all the CWSN accordingly. For more details to contact The State IE Coordinator, Email: email@example.com Mob: 9849431257