Q1. Who is Eligible for Disability allowance?
Ans: The applicant (Male or Female) should be in the age group of 18-60 years. The applicant should be suffering from severe or multiple disabilities.
For the purpose of defining severe or multiple disabilities the following may be considered:
As per PWD Act 1945, disability, means (i) Blindness, (ii) Low Vision (iii) Leprosy Cured (iv) Heavy Impairment (v) Mental retardation and (vi) Mental Illness.
Person with disability means persons suffering from not less than 40% of any disability as Certified by medical authorities.
Persons with severe disability means means persons with 80% or more of one or more disabilities.
Multiple disabilities means combination of two or more disabilities.
Last Update Date :- 20-02-2018
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