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Organisation : Department of Social Welfare
Scheme Name : Unemployment Allowance For PWD
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Unemployment Allowance For PWD :

The main objective of the scheme for payment of Unemployment Allowance to disabled persons is to enable them to live with a sense of dignity.

Related : Employment Exchange Job Seeker Registration Manipur :

Payment of unemployment allowance will be eligible to persons with disabilities who has registered with the Special Employment Exchange (SEE) for more than 2(two) years and who could not be placed in any gainful occupation. The Scheme is promoted under Section 68 of the PWD Act, 1995.

Scope :
The Scheme will be applicable to all categories of the disabled namely :
i) Visually Impaired
a) Blindness
b) Low vision

ii) Hearing Impaired
iii) Loco-motor Disability
iv) Persons with Mental Retardation
v) Mentally ill.

Eligibility Requirements :
(i) Nationality : A disabled person applying for unemployment allowance shall be a Manipuri by birth or a person who has settled in the state for at least 10 (ten) years.

(ii) Unemployment Allowance will be provided to all categories of disabled persons whose names are on the live registers of the Special Employment Exchange for more than 2 ( two) years.

(iii)The person should be in the age group of 18-45 years

(iv) The annual family income of the disabled person applying for Unemployment Allowance should not be more than Rs. 60,000/- (Income certificate to this effect will have to be submitted).

Rate Of Allowance :
Employment Allowance will range Rs.100 – 200/- per month to unemployed educated persons with disabilities depending on their qualification.

The ranges are shown below :
1. Matriculate & Undergraduate – Rs. 100/- per month;
2. Graduate/Diploma in any technical education – Rs. 150/- per month
3. Post Graduate/Degree in any technical education – Rs. 200/- per month

Documents To Be Enclosed :
(i) Disability Certificate (Issued by the State Medical Board for Disability Certificate)
(ii) Photographs (3 copies)
(iii) Income Certificate (Issued by DC/SDC/SDO)

(iv) Last examination certificate.
(v) Copy of Employment exchange registration Card.
(vi) Age proof certificate
vii) Non- reading certificate and unemployed certificate by any Gazetted Officer.

Unemployment Allowance Will Not Be Awarded :
(i) In case the disabled person is employed in any Government/Private Sector.
(ii) While enjoying the benefits (unemployment allowance), if the person starts getting other source of income, the allowance will be cancelled with immediate effect.

Mode Of Applying :
Application should be made in the prescribed form through the Directorate of Social Welfare, (Disability Cell), Govt. of Manipur.

Procedure Of Selection :
All application shall be considered by the Deptt. of Social Welfare, Govt. of Manipur, in consultation with such expert as it may consider necessary to consult. The decision of the Department regarding selection or rejection shall be final.

About Us :
Social Welfare Department, Govt. of Manipur is one of the most important Department which deals directly with the citizen of Manipur.

This department has been established to implement social welfare programmes and services for the upliftment of disadvantaged segments of the population specially Women, Children, disabled persons, old aged and infirmed etc.

So, the Welfare Services intended to provide needed care and protection for weaker sections of the community.

Contact Us :
Department of Social Welfare,
Th. Dilipkumar Singh
Assitant Commissioner (Disabilities), Government of Manipur.
Department of Social Welfare near 2nd MR gate North AOC
NH. 39, PIN NO:-795001

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