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Disability certs to be given to specially abled people to help them avail benefits (Public policies

Jaipur: As a part of Prashashan Gaon Ke Sangh Abhiyaan, which will be launched on October 2, the social justice and empowerment department will be organising camps in villages and cities to help differently abled people get disability certificates from medical officers so they can avail benefits under all the schemes meant for them.

According to an order issued by the department, all those differently abled persons who have registered themselves online (through eMitra) for disability certificates, can visit principal medical officer’s (PMO) office in urban areas and BCMHO’s office in rural areas from 12 noon to 2 pm on any working day for certification.
Currently, 2.5 to 3 lakh applications for certifying differently abled persons are pending at the health department. The social justice and empowerment department will organise camps in gram panchayats, blocks and towns to rectify or correct errors in the bank accounts of over 1 lakh pensioners. In order to rectify the errors in bank accounts of 1.03 lakh pensioners, who have been deprived of their pension, the social justice and empowerment department has uploaded the names, telephone numbers and bank details of all these beneficiaries on Jan Soochna portal.
The department will also resolve scholarship issues of beneficiaries, issues pertaining to applications of eligible children under Palanhar scheme, applications under Mukhyamantri Kanyadan Yojana, payment of silicosis cases, etc.