Land Mark Decisions

  • Stamp duty levied on purchase and registration of land/building from housing boards/ development authorities exempted for blinds/ PwD's upto the purchase of Rs. 20.00 Lacs by the tax & registration department.
  • U.P. Govt. has banned routine periodic transfers of disabled Government servants and those employees whose dependants are suffering from disabilities.
  • In recruitment PwD's have been given upper age limit relaxation of 15 years. PwD's now can apply for recruitment upto the age of 55 years.
  • Conveyance allowance of PwD's working with u.p. govt. Has been increased to the maximum of rs. 750/- as per month.
  • Reservation for persons with disabilities increased from 2 to 3 percent in public distribution system.
  • Ration shops are being allotted to PwD's for self employment.
  • Sheltered home & vocational training centres established for mentally retarded persons in
  • Meerut
  • Bareilly
  • Gorakhpur


Polio Corrective Surgeries are being done in different districts


No. of corrective surgeries performed 4473 in the following cities


  • Etawah

  • Barabanki

  • Ambedkar Nagar

  • Lucknow

  • Bareilly

  • Moradabad

  • Sultanpur

  • Gorakhpur

  • Bulandshahr



Decentralised system of disability certification


  • Private practitioners allowed to issue disability certificates
  • All CHC/PHCs authorised to issue disability certificates
  • Private psychologists / psychiatrists empowered to issue MR certificates.