DEPARTMENT FOR THE WELFARE OF DIFFERENTLY ABLED PERSON

Government of Tamil Nadu is committed to the all round development of the differently abled persons. Towards achieving this goal, the state Government created a separate department for the differently abled persons during 1993. As a pioneering step, the Government also formulated a comprehensive welfare policy during 1994.

The state Government’s endeavour is to create an inclusive society by integrating the differently abled persons in the main stream by eliminating all kinds of by the community. The Government also provides a number of comprehensive welfare measures to different categories of the differently abled persons barriers causing hurdles in their overall development. Several innovative schemes have been introduced to prevent and control the occurrence of disabilities and their after-effect. Many step have been taken to access the rehabilitation services through the recognized and registered Non-Governmental Organizations.

Newly enacted “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act,2016” has expanded the scope for ensuring the rights of differently abled persons by including more categories of disabilities. To ensure their protection through various their protection through various social security schemes and other appropriate rehabilitation services, the state Government have initiated steps to create a database of all differently abled persons in the state.

Category Link
Differently Abled Welfare Schemes Click Here
Useful Websites For Differently Abled Click Here
GOs for Differently Abled Click Here

Office Address:

District Differently Abled Welfare Office
CANTONMENT (behind District Court Complex),
TIRUCHIRAPPALLI-620 001
Telephone : 0431 -2412590
Office mail id : ddawotry[at]gmail[dot]com