Scribe related circular for RRB exam Indian Railways
Circular issued by the Railway Board, Indian Railways for providing concessions/facilities including scribes to persons with disabilities while conducting examination for their recruitment. The matter has been reviewed by the Board and the clause of 60% (criteria for scribe) has been withdrawn and the new rule says that “the scribe can be of any academic discipline if the recruitment is for general post. If the recruitment is for a specialized post, he/she should be from a discipline different from that of a candidate." To view or download the PDF image, click here. To view or download the word document, click here.
Important information for visually impaired candidates taking the Common Written Exam (CWE) conducted by Institute of Banking Personnel & Selection (IBPS)
Office of the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities has issued a notice titled "Guidelines prescribed by IBPS for persons with disabilities using scribe" for the IBPS common written exam for clerical positions in 19 public sector banks, to be held on 27 November 2011 (and two more exams on the next two Sundays). The notice says, "that the condition that the scribe should have lesser marks than the candidate and not more than 60% marks in his/her academic stream as prescribed by IBPS for appearing in the common written examination, will put the candidates with disabilities to serious disadvantage. Therefore no such conditions should be prescribed."
to download the complete notice in JPEG format, and carry a printout of it to the examination centre along with the helpline numbers.
Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA)
For more information, please visit NREGA's website at .
Employment in Public Sector
Circular (dated 29 August, 2008) issued by the Govt. of India for grant of transport allowance to Central Government employees. to view or download, click here.
Consideration of Persons with Disabilities for Promotion. To view or download, Click here
Circular by Government of India for reservation of posts for the physically handicapped persons in Group 'C' and 'D' posts/services. To view or download, click here.
Click here to view or download the circular issued by the government of India for Adhoc Allotment of accommodation to physically handicapped Government Employees who are eligible for general pool accommodation.
Allotment of STD/PCO to disabled persons
Educated unemployed persons are eligible for allotment of STD/PCO booths. The educational qualification for the applicants are:
- VIIIth or middle class pass for rural areas
- Matriculation or high school for urban areas
Reservation in government schemes for persons with disabilities
Out of the funds allocated in all poverty alleviation programmes in rural and urban areas, 3% is earmarked for usage by persons with disabilities (in terms of allocation of resources as well as individual coverage)
The formation of self help group for supporting economic activities is encouraged and training in appropriate vocational trade is provided free of cost. Government is providing support to self-help group under the scheme Swarnjayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana.