Year of Disability in line of Duty – Eligibility for ECHS Beneficiaries
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Central Organisation ECHS
Adjutant General’s Branch
HQ of MoD (Army)
Delhi Cantt — 110 010
26 Sep 2018
IHQ of MoD (Navy)/Dir ECHS (N) Air HQ (VB)/DPS
All Comd HQs (A/ECHS)
AMA ECHS, Embassy of India, Nepal
Director General of Indian Coast Guard
Director General NCC
Director General SFF
All Regional Centres, ECHS
ELIGIBILITY OF PERMANENTLY DISABLED UNMARRIED SON
OF A ECHS BENEFICIARY TO AVAIL ECHS FACILITY
1. “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill — 2016” has been revised, which will replace the existing PWD Act — 1995. The permanent disabilities have been increased from existing 7 to 21.
2. In consonance with spirit of Indian Army wherein the year 2018 has been declared “Year of Disability in line of Duty” MoD (DoESW) has approved applicability of PWD Act 2016 wef 18 Sep 2018 vide their ID No 18(77)/2017/WE/D(Res-I) dated 18 Sep 2018 wherein sons suffering from following disabilities :-
(c) Leprosy Cured persons.
(d) Hearing Impairment (deaf and hard of hearing).
(e) Locomotor Disability.
(g) Intellectual Disability.
(h) Mental Illness.
(j) Autism Spectrum Disorder.
(k) Cerebral Palsy.
(l) Muscular Dystrophy.
(m) Chronic Neurological conditions.
(n) Specific Learning Disabilities.
(o) Multiple Sclerosis
(p) Speech and Language Disability
(s) Sickle Cell Disease
(t) Multiple Disabilities including deaf, blindness
(u) Acid Attack Victim
(v) Parkinson’s Disease
Dir (Ops & Coord)
for MD ECHS