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Assistance For Purchase of Aids/Appliances

Objective: 

Under this scheme, the financial assistance is being provided to physically handicapped persons for purchase of aids/appliances to increase their mobility in their day to day working. The applicant should be resident of UT, Chandigarh for availing benefit under the scheme. Maximum amount of assistance shall not exceed Rs. 40,000/-. The quantum of assistance is as under:-

Income Assistance

i) Family income does not exceed Rs.1.50 lacs Maximum amount of p.a assistance is Rs. 40,000/-

Eligibility: 

  • Monthly income of the applicant from all sources should not exceed Rs.1.50 Lacs/- p.a.

  • Resident of UT, Chandigarh for more than 3 years.

  • Disability should be to the extent of 40% and above

Required Documents :- (Self Attested Photocopy)

  • Two passport size photographs.

  • Residence Proof for the last three years duly attested (Voter Identity Card, Ration Card, Electricity Bill)

  • Copy of Disability Certificate/Identity Card with 40% Disability

  • Affidavit regarding income as per specimen enclosed with the application form.

  • Recommendations of Medical Authorities (General Hospital, PGIMER, GMCH or any Govt. Dispensary) regarding aid/ appliance required to the applicant. Driving license in case apply for vehicle with gear.

Incentive: 

  • 100% cost on purchase of artificial limbs/ aids/ appliances subject to maximum of Rs.40,000/- 

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