The Schemes of the department of welfare of disabled

The thrust of the Directorate of The Welfare of Disabled is to bring the persons with disabilities in to mainstream of the society and to focus on their abilities rather than their disabilities. The Dept. is pursuing a multi dimension approach for overall welfare and development of the PWD's. Karnataka is the first state to give monthly maintenance allowance of Rs.400 to 4 lakhs persons with disabilities.

The State Govt. have also brought out state policy listing out the important steps different Depts. to take with regard to Health, Education, Justice and  Barrier free environment and progress.

Rules are framed earmarking 3% of the sectoral budget to the disabled. The policy of preferential and concessional allotment of houses, sites to PWDs is implemented. It is mandatory to provide 3% of posts in respect of Group A and B posts and 5% of posts in respect of Group C and D posts. The main schemes of the Department are

State Gov​ernment Schemes​​​​​​

 Central Government Schemes

  • ADIP
  • Deen Dayal Rehabilitation Scheme
  • National Awards for Disabled Persons
  • An Integrated Programme for older Persons
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Centre