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UNION TERRITORY OF PUDUCHERRY INTRODUCTION Pondicherry is a small Union Territory consisting of four regions namely Puducherry, Karaikal, Mahe and.

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2 UNION TERRITORY OF PUDUCHERRY

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4 INTRODUCTION Pondicherry is a small Union Territory consisting of four regions namely Puducherry, Karaikal, Mahe and Yanam total population of the Union territory is lakhs and out of it the Differently Abled population is (2.41%). The Department of Social Welfare, Differently Abled Division is implementing the welfare schemes for the Differently Abled Persons. Nearly Differently Abled Persons are getting all welfare benefits from the schemes implementing by this Department.

5 Before presenting the 13 th review meeting the following Pending proposal with Govt. of India 1.Re-delegation of Powers of Central Co-ordination Committee to State Co-ordination Committee I. Lr.No.19018/Chief.Sectt(SW)/ , dated II.Lr.No.19018/Chief.Sectt(SW)/ , dated State Executive Committee has been expired during the year 2007, after the lapse of seven years no Committee has been formed. 2. Creation of Post of Commissioner I. Lr. No.11013/1/2012/SW-IV dated II. Lr.No.11013/1/2012/Wel/SW-1, dated of the Chief Secretariat(Wel), Puducherry. 3.Grant-in-aid (15,00,000/-) for strengthening of Office of the State Commissioner for Person with Disabilities Under SIPDA LR.No.27649/2013/Wel(SW-1)440, dated

6 The person with disabilities (Equal opportunities, protection of rights and full participation) Act, 1995 notified by Govt. of India, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and followed by U.T of Puducherry. Salient features 1.Central co-ordination committee 2.Appointment of Chief Commissioner for disabilities 3.Aids and Appliances to person with disabilities 4.Identification of posts which can be reserved for persons with disabilities 5.Special employment exchange 6.All educational institutes to reserve seats for person with disabilities 7.Prevention and early detection of disabilities 8.Certificate of registration

7 Implementation of the Persons with Disabilities Act,1995 with PWD Amendment Rules, 1999 Persons with Disabilities Act Notified by Govt. of Puducherry vide G.O.Ms.No.1/99-Wel SW(II) dated

8 Population of the UT as per Census, lacs No. of Region4 No. of Differently Abled Persons in the UT30189 Percentage of Differently Abled Persons population 2.41 % ISSUE OF DISABILITY CERTIFICATES

9 YEAR WISE DETAILS OF ISSUE OF MEDICAL CERTIFICATES YEARLOCOMOTOR DISABILITY VISUALLY IMPARED HEARING IMPAIRED MENTALLY RETARDED ScreenedIssuedScreenedIssuedScreenedIssuedScreenedIssued Till Total As on date Nos of disability certificate were issued which covers 77.40% of the total disability population of

10 Region wise Total Population and Differently Abled Persons Population Region Total PopulationDisabled Population Puducherry Karaikal Mahe Yanam TOtal

11 PREVENTION AND EARLY DETECTION OF DISABILITIES

12  Every year Two Days Awareness Camps are being conducted in all regions of the Union Territory of Puducherry.  Rs. 75,000/- is spent every year on such camps.  Training is given to Anganwadi workers, Pregnant Women, Lactating mothers and Paramedical staff on pre-natal care and on early detection of disabilities.  Measures for pre-natal and post-natal care of mother and child were taken by Health Department in co-ordination with Department of Women and Child Development. PREVENTION AND EARLY DETECTION OF DISABILITIES CAMP

13 EDUCATION OF THE DIFFERENTLY ABLED PERSONS Inclusive Education Statistics in Schools Physically Handicapped270 Visually Handicapped834 Hearing Impaired206 Speech Impaired73 Mentally Impaired189 Locomotor Disability53 Cerebral Palsy12 Autism14 Multiple Disability28 Others2 Total1681

14 Special Schools available in U.T. (Govt. Sector) Sl. No. Name of the Govt. Institution Puducherry District Category No. of inmates 1.Anandha Rangapillai Govt. Special School for VH & HI, Pillaichavady Blind – 32 Deaf – Home for Mentally Retarded ChildrenMR15 3Home for Blind personsBlind9 Karaikal District 1.Special School for Visually Handicapped Children & Hearing Impaired Deaf – 2828 Special Schools available in U.T. (Private Sector) Sl. No. Special SchoolsCategory No. of inmates 1.Pachaiyappan Special School for Hearing Impaired Hearing Impaired121 2.Sathya Special SchoolMentally Retarded141 3.SADAYMentally Retarded60 4.Carunai Special SchoolMentally Retarded42 5Certh India Special SchoolMentally Retarded58

15 Integrated Education for the Differently Abled Children (Private Sector) No. of SchoolsNo. of inmatesNo. of special educators appointed 6656 A NGO Society for the Care and Education of the Differently Abled Persons working in this area with the congregation of the schools below: Name of the Schools: 1. Our Lady of Lourdes Boys High School. 2. Jeyrani High School, Pondicherry. 3. St. Antony’s High School, Pondicherry. 4. St. Mathias Hr. Sec. School, Uppalam. 5. St. Mary School, Karaikal. 6. Nirmala Rani Higher Secondary School, Karaikal.

16 Vocational Training Centres InstituteTrade No. of Trainees Stipend Govt. I.T.I.(W), Pondicherry Data Entry Operator20Rs. 1000/- Govt. I.T.I.(W), Pondicherry Book Binding Trade10Rs.1000/- Diploma Level Education Women's PolytechnicSeats earmarked for PWDs Computer Science Engineering Application not received from differently abled Students Electronics Architecture Assistantship Modern Office Practice

17 Benefits Extended to Differently Abled Children  Free Education  Free supply of Special books / Braille books  Free supply of Hearing aids /callipers, Spectacles and other tools  Hearing Impaired Children are exempted from taking English Language  Motorized tri-cycles distribution – preference to students

18 Scholarship Scheme During the year the amount of scholarship has been enhanced for the classes from 1 st STD to PG Level as in the column- II Details of Standard of the Disabled Student Old Rate per Student per year Rs. Enhanced Rate per Student per year Rs. * No. of beneficiaries for the past 5 years I to V VI to VIII IX to XII U.G P.G. /Prof. 250/- 500/- 850/- 1250/- 1700/ – – 300 * These enhanced rates are given w.e.f the academic year

19 SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT EXCHANGE Special Employment Exchange for Differently abled Persons (Set up in July 2001) Registration of Physically Handicapped persons and sponsoring them against notified vacancies Spot registration has been done in rural areas with the coordination of Anganwadi staff (weekly once covering five or more centres) Awareness camp for job and skill oriented training programme are conducted periodically Career guidance is also provided by the special Employment Exchange Recently, a special employment registration camp has been conducted by the exchange in the rural areas to cover all the disabled persons of the U. T. of Puducherry..

20 DETAILS OF THE REGISTRANTS OF PH CANDIDATES REGIONWISE REPORT AS ON 31/12/2011 Sl. No. Disability CategoryPuducherryKaraikalMaheYanam 1.OrthoMale Female Total Visually Handicap ped Male Female Total Hearing Impaired Male Female Total Deaf & Dumb Male Female Total Total

21 Achievements towards employment for PWDs:  3 % reservation is given in Government employment. A Review meetings with all Heads of Departments was also convened under the Chairmanship of the Hon’ble Welfare Minister to review the implementation of 3 % reservation.  As an impact to the complaint U/S 59 of PWD Act, made by Miss S. VISHALOU, a Visually Handicapped, was offered appointment as ‘LANGUAGE TEACHER’ in the Education Department under PH Quota.  10 years relaxation in upper age limit in Government employment.  U.T. of Puducherry is adopting the same list of jobs identified by Government of India for all Group A, B, C and D posts. State Executive Committee has also passed a resolution to this effect.  The O.M. dated and of DP&T, New Delhi, which speak about computation of reservation and maintenance of rosters have been communicated to all Heads of Departments of this U.T. for effective, procedural and strict implementation.

22 Review meeting under the Chairmanship of the Secretary (Welfare)-cum- Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities, Puducherry, was held with the other department heads of the U.T. and instructions regarding maintenance of rosters with regards to 3% reservation for the PWDs in Employment and adherence to the PwD Act, 1995 were issued strictly. Latest meeting was convened on under the chairmanship of Secretary Welfare to fill up the back log vacancies by conducting special drive.

23 PROVISION / FITMENT OF ASSISTIVE DEVICES No.Unit of Devices Orthosis (Calliper) Prosthesis (a) Upper Limb (b) Lower Limb Axilla Crutches Elbow Crutches Hearing Aid Machines Ear Mould Braille Sticks108 8.Walking Stick Tri-Cycles Braille Watches Sun Glasses Wheel chair5--10 Total AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

24 VARIOUS WELFARE SCHEMES FOR EASY TRANSPORTATION OF DIFFERENTLY ABLED PERSONS

25 TRANSPORT ALLOWANCES TO DIFFERENTLY ABLED PERSONS AT THE RATE OF RS.100/- PER MONTH

26 Free bus passes issued to Differently Abled persons Year No. of beneficiaries Supply of Invalid Motorised Tri Cycle to Locomotor Differently Abled persons YearNo. of beneficiaries NIL

27  Subsidy upto 50% of fuel expenses incurred by Differently Abled persons for the Motorcycle owned by them.  Subsidy upto 50% of fuel expenses incurred by Differently Abled persons for the motorised tricycles issued by the department.

28 RECOGNITION OF INSTITUTIONS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES UNDER SECTION 50 OF PwD ACT, 1995 Competent Authority under Section 50 to recognise Institutions for Persons with Disabilities The Director of Social Welfare 1, Saradhambal Nagar Puducherry Phone: Fax : E.Mail:

29 No. of Institution issued Recognised under Section 50 of PWD Act, Rajiv Gandhi Home for Handicapped 2. Sathya Special School 3. Pachaiappan School for Hearing Impaired 4. Carunnai School for Mentally Challenged 5. SADAY 6.Integrated Rehabilitation & Development Centre 7.Baby Sarah home for Mentally Retarded Children 8.Jwala Home for Mentally Retarded persons 9.Rainbow Home for Mentally Challenged persons. 10.Mother Trust for Mentally Illness and De-addiction 11.Certh India Special School for Exceptional Children 12.Cluny Navajeevan Centre for the Mentally Challenged Children, Karaikal 13.Uma Educational and Technical Society, Yanam

30 List of NGOs working for Differently Abled Persons in the U.T. 1.The Jwala Home for Mental Peace, Ariyankuppam 2.The Vidya Day Care Centre, Thattanchavady. 3.The Anbu Nilayam, Reddiyarpalayam. 4.The SADAY- Special School for M.H., Pondicherry. 5.The Mother Rehabilitation Centre for Children 6.The Rehabilitation of Disabled in India, Pondicherry. 7.Carunnai Society for Education Research & Rehabilitation of the Mentally Challenged, Reddiyarpalayam. 8.Sathya Special School, Pondicherry. 9.Certh India (Apsara). 10.Baby Sarah- Home for MR, Ariyankuppam

31 Secretary to Government (Social Welfare), Chief Secretariat, Puducherry. Ex-Officio Commissioner for persons with Disabilities under Sect 62 of the PwD Act Mr. Vivek Pandey, I.A.S,

32 BUDGET ALLOCATION FOR THE DISABLED Financial YearAmount Rs. 30,00,00, Rs. 32,00,00, Rs. 36,00,00, Rs. 35,18,00,000 Total budget allocation of the Social Welfare Department for the year is Rs.51 Crores out of which Rs.35 Crores had been spent for the Welfare measures of the Differently Abled Persons it covers 69 %.

33 WELFARE SCHEMES IMPLEMENTED FOR DIFFERENTLY ABLED PERSONS IN U.T. OF PUDUCHERRY MONTHLY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO DIFFERENTLY ABLED PERSONS Disability Range Assistance paid per month No. of beneficiaries 40% - 65% Rs. 1100/-11,881 66% - 85%Rs. 1400/-5,315 86%-100%Rs. 1750/-3,756 Total20,952

34 SUPPLY OF DHOTIES AND SAREES TO DIFFERENTLY ABLED PERSONS YearMaleFemaleTotal Grant of Incentive for Marriage between Differently abled and Normal persons Incentive ExtendedNo. of Beneficiaries Rs. 25,000/- per couple Grant of Incentive for marriage between both Differently Abled Persons Incentive ExtendedNo. of Beneficiaries Rs. 50,000/- per couple

35 Grant of Incentive for marriage between both Differently Abled Persons Grant of Incentive for Marriage between Differently abled and Normal persons

36 INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE DIFFERENTLY ABLED PERSONS Every year on 3 rd December, International Day is celebrated in all the four regions of Puducherry. CELEBRATION OF INTERNATIONAL DAY

37 SPORTS DAY

38 FREE SUPPLY OF RICE EVERY DISABLED BENEFICIARIY IS PROVIDED WITH 15 KG OF RICE PER MONTH. ANNUAL TOUR PROGRAMME FOR THE DIFFERENTLY ABLED PERSONS 300 DIFFERENTLY ABLED PERSONS OF ALL CATEGORIES ARE TAKEN FOR TOUR PROGRAMME FOR A MINIMUM OF FOUR DAYS. THIS OPPORTUNITY IS PROVIDED TO EACH, ONCE IN TEN YEARS ABLING EVERY DIFFERENTLY ABLED PERSON TO HAVE A CHANCE.

39 ANNUAL TOUR PROGRAMME FOR THE DIFFERENTLY ABLED PERSONS EX- GRATIA TO DECEASED DIFFERENTLY ABLED PERSONS Funeral expenses for the Deceased Differently Abled Person for an amount of Rs.2,000/- has been enhanced to Rs.5,000/- during the financial year

40 STATE AWARDS STATE AWARD FOR DIFFERENTLY ABLED PERSONS Best Physically Handicapped employee (one each in Ortho, Blind & Hearing Impaired) 1. Cash Award Rs. 10,000/- 2. Citation

41 Best Individual working for the welfare of the Disabled: 1.Cash Award Rs. 15,000/- 2.Citation Best Institution working for the Disabled 1. Cash Award Rs. 25,000/- 2. Citation Award for meritorious blind students who are obtaining first three ranks in Rs.15,000/-,Rs.10,000/- and Rs.5,000/ respectively.

42  Grant of Financial Assistance of Rs.500/- per month to the parents of the mentally challenged children.  Welfare Board for Physically Challenged persons  Supply of Cell phone to the Visually Handicapped persons at free of cost  Re-imbursement of cost of operations for physically handicapped persons especially polio affected, cleft palate, ear operations and cataract etc.  Supply of Rain coat to Physically Challenged persons NEW WELFARE SCHEMES PROPOSED TO BE IMPLEMENTED

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