Press Reporter News Service
Mohali, August 17
As many as 7,294 functions for distinctive ID playing cards for Individuals with Disabilities (PwDs) have been obtained in Mohali district out of which 2,512 have been issued and remaining are being processed in Mohali district.
“We goal to cowl all of the PwDs below the challenge within the subsequent three months,” mentioned Mohali DC Girish Dayalan.
To get the playing cards made, below the Distinctive ID for PwDs challenge, www.swablambancard.gov.in portal has been made, knowledgeable the DC.
Any Divyang can register on it both on-line or by visiting the closest Sewa Kendra, Well being Centre, Workplace of the Civil Surgeon or District Social Safety or that of the Baby Improvement Undertaking Officer, he mentioned.
The DC urged the PwDs to register themselves on the earliest as a way to get hold of the distinctive ID playing cards and digitised certificates.
Harvinder Singh Rahi, District Social Safety Officer (DSSO), knowledgeable that aside from all services prolonged below the Rights of Individuals with Disabilities Act 2016, the cardholders are entitled to half fare within the buses of Punjab Roadways and the PRTC and the pension profit offered by the Social Safety Division below the Monetary Help Scheme. Moreover, they’re entitled to concessions given every so often by the federal government within the recruitment and promotions.
They’re additionally entitled to concessions in highway tax and excise obligation on autos for particular wants individuals.
Divyangs are additionally exempted from toll tax on their private autos. Scholarships are given by the Division of Schooling and Social Safety to Divyang college students.
Other than this, these distinctive id playing cards and certificates can be useful in offering them the assistive gadgets and prosthesis.