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Acts, Rules, Guidelines and Government Orders

Differently Abled Welfare Acts,Rules,Guidelines and Government Orders
Sl.No. Type of Welfare Act, Rules,Guidelines & GOs Orders
A) ACT
1 The Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016 Gazette(PDF 402KB)
2 Rehabilitation Council of India Act 1992 Gazette(PDF 7.26MB)
3 The National Trust Act 1999 Gazette(PDF 1.3MB)
B) Rules
1 Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rules, 2017 (Government Of India) Gazette(PDF 293KB)
2 Tamil Nadu rights of persons with Disabilities rules, 2018. (2) Gazette(PDF 93KB)
3 Tamil Nadu Registration of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center of Mental Ill Person Rules 2002 (3) Gazette(PDF 690KB )
4  The National Trust Rules 2000 Gazette(PDF 44KB)
5 The National Trust Regulation 2001 Gazette(PDF 251KB)
C) Disability Assessment
1 Evaluation and certification of 21 Identified Disabilities 2018 Gazette(PDF 813KB)
2 Guidelines for Evaluation and Assessment of Autism and Procedure for Certification Gazette(PDF 6.44MB)
3 Rights of Persons with Disabilities (Amendment)

Rules, 2019. Assessment of High Support Need

Gazette(PDF 262KB)
 
D) Education
1 Guidelines for conducting written examination for Persons with Bench Mark Disabilities Guidelines(PDF 1.09MB)
2 Exempt from payment of special fees for Differently Abled student students in Government and Government Aided Colleges Government Order(PDF 53KB)
3 Full dissemination from the payment of education fees to Differently Abled Persons in State Government and State-Aid higher Education Institutions . Government Order(PDF 87KB)
E) Employment / Self Employment
1 Guidelines for conducting written examination for Differntly Abled Persons Guidelines(PDF 1MB)
2 Reservation for the Persons with Benchmark Disabilities Government of India Guidelines(PDF 523KB)
3 10 Years Age Concession in Employment to Differently abled Persons in Government and Public Sector Government Order(PDF 1MB)
4 Reservation of appointment for Differently Abled Persons in all the post in respect of ‘C’ and ‘D’ Categories in Employment in Government Establishment under Persons with Disability Act 2016 Government Order(PDF 693KB)
5 4 Percent Reservation for Differently Abled Persons in Government Establishment under Persons with Disability Act 2016 Government Order(PDF 654KB)
6 Reservation Roster for Persons with Bench Mark Disabilities in Government as per PWD Act 2016 Gazette(PDF 54KB)
7 Unregulated vacant posts are not completed by the next three years due to the availability of qualified person in government offices. Government Order(PDF 3MB)
8 Identification of Suitable posts for Differently abled persons Under Group A and B categories. Government Order(PDF 6MB)
9 Government Order on Allocate one of the Shops constructed in urban local bodies to the Differently Abled Persons Government Order(PDF 699KB)
F)  Aids and Appliances  for Differently Abled persons
1 25% increased Subsidy for persons with Disabilities in implementation of Amma two wheeler scheme. Government Order(PDF 2MB)
G) Travel concession to the differently  abled  persons 
1 Three Fourth Concession given to differently Abled persons to travel in State Transport Corporations Buses as given in Railways Government Order(PDF 88KB)
2 Exemption from payment of users fee in case of Mechanical vehicle specially designed and constructed for use of persons with disabilities Government of India gazette(PDF 4MB)
H) Health
1 Chief Minister comprehensive health insurance scheme – Differently abled families Government Order(PDF 259KB)
I) Social Security Schemes
1 Revenue Department – Differently abled pension Reduction of the minimum age Government Order(PDF 782KB)
2 Pension under social security schemes Grant of pension to unemployed persons with 40% and above with disabilities Government Order(PDF 143KB)
3. Pension under social security schemes Change of Eligibility Criteria to the Differently Abled Government Order(PDF 128KB)
J) Legal
1 Government designated the Courts of the Principal Judge, City Civil Court Chennai and the Principal District Court / District Court in each Judicial District in the State of Tamil Nadu as the Special Courts under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016. Government Order. Government Order(PDF 50KB)
2 Appoint the Principal Judge, City Civil Court, Chennai and the Principal District Judge / District Judge of the respective Judicial District as the Judge of the respective Special Court to try the offences under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016. Government Pleader Government Letter. Government Letter(PDF 29KB)
K) Accessibility and Barrier Free Environment 
1 Guidelines and Space Standards for Barrier

Free Built Environment for Differently Abled Persons

Guidelines(PDF 335KB)
 

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Tamil Nadu Urban Local Bodies (Provision of Special Facilities for the Differently Abled Persons in the Multi-Storeyed and Public Buildings) Rules 2013 Government Order(PDF 41KB)
3 Harmonized guidelines and space standards for Barrier free built environment for persons with disabilities and elder persons 2016 – Government of India Manual. Guidelines(PDF 7MB)
4 Framing of the Tamil Nadu Combined Development and Building Rules 2019 including Barrier free built environment for persons with disabilities and elder persons. Government Order(PDF 1MB)
L) Useful Government Employees Government Orders
1 Increase of Rs. 2,500 Travel Allowance to Government Employees Government Order(PDF 669KB)
2 Professional Tax exemption for the Differntly Abled Persons Gazette(PDF 6MB)
3 Government letter on Transfer of Differently Abled persons to possibility to provide at nearby home town. Government Letter(PDF 61KB)
4 Special Casual Leave on International Differently Abled Day Government Order(PDF 40KB)
5 Power given to provided Travel Allowances to the Differently Abled by Pay Drawing Officer itself Government Order(PDF 67KB)
6 Special Permission for the Government Differently Abled Persons leaving office 15 Minutes in advance Government Order(PDF 56KB)
7 Traveling Allowance to Government Employed Hearing Impaired Persons Government Order(PDF 121KB)
8 Hearing Impaired and Visually Impaired are exemption from the basic training provided by the State Government Officer in Bhavani Sagar Government Order(PDF 177KB)