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Rajasthan State Schemes for Persons with Disabilities by Directorate of Social Justice and Empowerment

1.  State Disability Pension

 The government of  Rajasthan state is providing the disability pension which is called as Social Security Pension. Following are three categories of pensions  which is given on  the basis of age criteria of the persons with disability.

a)    The pensioners in the age group of 75 years and above is given Rs 750 per month
b)    Below 75 years of age is given Rs 500 per month
c)    Below  8 years of age is given Rs 250 per month

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Person with disability should be unemployed.

  2. Family annual income for rural area is less than Rs 14000/-( that has been increased up to Rs 48000 per anum)

  3. Family annual income for urban area is less than Rs 16000/-( it has increased now up to Rs 60000 per anum)

  4. Resident of the state

Documents required

  1. Residential proof

  2. Disability certificate

  3. Income proof

  4. Passport size photo

Procedure for application

  Applicant can approach Block Development Officer/Tahsildar  at rural level and District Social Welfare Officer at urabn level to apply for the disability pension.

Mode of payment

The pension will be remitted through saving account in post office or bank. In 2011, Rajasthan government has launched web based social security pension system and system will be used by SDO, BDO, Tahsildars, and Treasury.

Note: Application form and the copy of the order for disability pension is atached.

2.  Indira Gandhi National Disability Pension Scheme

This scheme is separately implemented in the state. Age group of 75 years and above will be given Rs 750 per month and below 75 years of age will be given Rs 500 per month.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Person should come under BPL category

  2. Those who have multiple disabilities or more than 80% disabilities.

  3. Age group of 18-79 years

Documents required

  1. Residential proof·        

  2. Disability certificate

  3. BPL card/income proof

  4. Passport size photo

Procedure for application

The Block Development Officer(BDO)  is assigned to look after the scheme. Application form will be available at the office of  BDO only.

Mode of payment

The pension will be remitted through saving account in post office or bank. In 2011, Rajasthan government has launched web based social security pension system and system will be used by SDO, BDO, Tahsildars, and Treasury.

3. Financial assistance awards to those who clear entrance exam and get admission in following courses
This scheme is called Nishakatjan Anuprati Yojna Sanchalan niyam, 2011.

a) UPSC/SSC and RPSCRs

  • Rs. 5,000 for clearance of interview

  • Rs.20.00 for clearance of main

  • 25,000 for clearance of preliminary exam

b) IITs: Rs. 50,000 for clearance of entrance exam and getting admission.

c) IIMs: Rs 25,000 for entrance exam and getting admission.

d) AIIMs:Rs 50,000 for entrance exam and  getting admission.

e) Medical college: Rs.25, 000 for entrance exam and getting admission.

f) NITs: Rs 40,000 for entrance exam and getting admission.

G) National law University: Rs 40,000 for  entrance exam and  getting admission 

Eligibility criteria and documents required

  1. Apply within 30 days of clearance of test /interview of competitive exam.

  2. Certificate that indicates that candidate has not received any prior assistance and is not Government employee.

  3. Fee receipt in case of medical or engineering

  4. Higher secondary class mark sheet and passing marks in the entrance

  5. Resident proof of Rajasthan. He /she should be residing in the state since last 15 years.

  6. 40% disability

  7. Parent’s annual income should not be more than 2 lacks and income proof should be certified by Tahsildar.

Note: Document contatining Information about financial assistance is attached

4.  Bus Concession

Free traveling is provided in the state to people with disabilities and their escort/attendant. Smart card is issued by the Rajasthan State Road Transport at each district. 

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Complete blindness/100% degree of disability on disability certificate

  2. Residential of the state

Documents required

  1.  Disbaility certificate
  2. copy of residence proof

Procedure for application

Applicant has to visit the Bus depot of the district with all documents. No need to carry photograph.  For further information, Contact to Road Transport Department: 0141-2207903 or 2373043

5.  Incentive award for marriage between disabled and non -disabled

The department of Social Justice and Empowerment sanctioned Rs. 25000 as incentive/grants in order to assist the people with disability to lead a happy married life.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Registered marriage

  2. Family or spouse income should not be more than Rs 50,000 per anum

  3. Apply as early as possible

  4. Resident of state

  5. They should be above 18 years of age.

Documents required

  1. Marriage certificate/document

  2. Combined photo of couple

  3. Age proof

  4. Disability certificate

Procedure for application

Applicant has to visit District Social Welfare Office and submit the application with prescribed documents. There should be presence of both partners at the time of verification.

6.  Educational scholarship

There is no separate scholarship made available for people with disabilities. They can apply for the post metric scholarship within the general category which is open for all students. 

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