Minister’s reply to Reservation Percentage for Persons with Disabilities in Appointment and Promotion
Pension – Permanently disabled children and dependent parents – Pension disbursing Agencies should start payment to the dependents directly without referring it to Pension Sanctioning Authorities.
Department of Personnel and Training has exempted transfer of employees who are taking care of disabled dependents. DoPT in this OM defines the word ‘disabled’ which includes (i) blindness or low vision (ii) hearing impairment (iii) locomotor disability or cerebral palsy (iv) leprosy cured (v) mental retardation (vi) mental illness (vii) multiple disabilities and (viii) autism.
DoPT instructs all departments to exempt government employees who is also a care giver of “Thalassemia” and “Haemophilia” child, from the routine exercise of transfer/rotational transfer
Railway Board has been providing various facilities to persons with disabilities including providing scribes for written examinations for recruitment. Now this facility is extended to Departmental Examinations as far as persons with difficulties are concerned
Department of Ex-Servicemen welfare, Defence Ministry has issued clarification in respect of eligibility of family pension to divorced or widowed daughter in line with the decision taken by Department of Pension, Personnel Ministry in this issue
Travelling Allowance for Attendant accompanying Government Servant during tour / training – Finance Ministry issues Orders for grant of TA
Autism included under ‘disabled’ for exempting a Government employee, who is also a care giver of disabled child, from the routine exercise of transfer/rotational transfer. No.42011/3/2014-Estt.(Res.) Government of India Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Department of Personnel & Training North Block, New Delhi Dated the 17th November. 2014 Office Memorandum Sub: Posting of […]