Panaji, August  16, 2018 …. The Directorate of Social Welfare has brought out the highlights of revised Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme for the benefits of public.

The list of model projects under revised Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme implemented w.e.f. April 1, 2018 has  been reduced as pre – schools and early intervention and training and special schools for persons with disabilities for mental retardation, hearing and speech impaired and visual challenged. Cerebral Palsied Children, Rehabilitation of Leprosy Cured Person, Half way Home for Psycho-Social Rehabilitation of Treated and Controlled Mentally ill persons, Home-Based Rehabilitation and Home Management, Community Based Rehabilitation Programme, Low Vision Centres and Human Resource Development.

 The eligible Project Implementing Agencies (NGOs), after their project is approved by the competent authority will be entitled for 90% of amount calculated based on the cost norms as prescribed under this revised scheme.

The organization has to apply for Grant – in – aid on the online portal of the Ministry (e-Anudaan) and forward the complete proposal to District Social Welfare Officer. Upon inspection and submission of online inspection report, the District Social Welfare Officer would forward the proposal to respective State Government / UT administration and to Government of India. If the State Government / UT administration does not decide on the proposal within 60 days, Government of India can decide on the proposal on the basis of inspection report submitted by the inspecting officer for NGOs receiving Grant – in – Aid under the Schemes.


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