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  • Financial Assistance to Person with Disabilities

The objective of this scheme is to provide financial assistance to the Person with Disabilities in Kerala for carrying out projects related to the area of Technological aspects in disability studies for the development of implements for aiding physically challenged.

  • Eligibility (who can Apply)

Under these rules financial assistance will be granted to the investigators (any person with disability* (minimum a graduate in Science /Diploma holder in Engineering) with an innovative idea and/or a faculty who is working in an Engineering College / Medical College / polytechnic college / other colleges in Kerala) for conducting research projects related to technological aspects in Disability Studies. (*As per the PWD ACT, ‘Person with Disability’ means a person suffering from not less than 40% of any disability as certified by a medical authority. Generally, candidates who have a minimum of 40% disability alone will be eligible to apply for this quota.  Hence candidates seeking  financial assistance will have to satisfy the eligibility criteria prescribed by the concerned regulatory bodies for ‘Persons with Disabilities’. No certificate other than the mentioned above will be considered for determining disability) .