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PM inaugurates country’s second Green Airport in Vadodara

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has gifted the country with Second green International Airport after inaugurating the Integrated Terminal Building of Harni airport, Vadodara Airport. He highlighted his government’s efforts to help the differently-able and said, “In every infrastructure we create, we have to be conscious about the requirements of our ...

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Get grants for building disabled friendly infrastructure: SIDPA Scheme

Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Digvijaya), GoI, has a special scheme for people with special needs- SIDPA– under Scheme for Implementation of Persons with Disabilities (SIDPA) Act, 1995. Objectives To provide barrier free environment in important government buildings. To make Government websites at the State and District levels ...

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Various Scholarships for Disbaled Persons: Central Government

To provide opportunity for education of Differently Abled Persons, Central Government is providing scholarships. Disabled Empowerment Department has launched these scholarships for the empowerment of disabled people by means of education. The scholarships are available on all levels of education. The details of the scholarship schemes are enlisted below: Name ...

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NHFDC Loan Scheme for Differently abled people to pursue Vocational education and training

Name of the scheme: NHFDC Loan Scheme for Vocational Education and Training for Persons with Disabilities Purpose: The scheme aims to provide financial support to eligible Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) who have the minimum educational qualification, as required by the institution/organization running the vocational education or Training course eligible under ...

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Various schemes to provide financial assistance to persons with disability for self-employment

Schemes implemented through State Channelizing Agencies (SACs) and Nationalized Banks There are a few schemes for persons with disabilities which have been implemented through SACs and Nationalized Banks to financially support them. Small descriptions have been given below. For setting up small business in Service/Trading sector: Loan amount: Up to ...

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A central govt. Scheme to finance assistive devices to increase employability of Persons with disabilities

Name of the scheme: Scheme of Financing Assistive Devices to Enhance the Employability or Increased Opportunity of Self Employment of Persons with Disability Purpose: National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC) provides assistance in the form of loan to the target group to purchase assistive devices like screen reader, motorized ...

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Persons with Disabilities can now get financial assistance for skill training

Name of the scheme: Scheme for providing handholding support to differently able persons for availing skill training/skill upgradation through ‘Vishesh Prashikshan Mitras’. Purpose: To provide handholding support to needy Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) for availing skill raining/skill upgradation under National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation’s (NHFDC) EDP scheme. Nodal agencies: ...

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