PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED

“Physically Handicapped Person” means a person who, on account of injury, disease or congenital deformity, is substantially handicapped in obtaining or keeping employment or in undertaking work on his own account of a kind, which apart from the injury, disease or deformity, would be suited to his age, experience and qualifications. As per "the Persons with Disabilities(Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act 1995 following handicaps are covered:-“Physically Handicapped Person” means a person who, on account of injury, disease or congenital deformity, is substantially handicapped in obtaining or keeping employment or in undertaking work on his own account of a kind, which apart from the injury, disease or deformity, would be suited to his age, experience and qualifications. As per "the Persons with Disabilities(Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act 1995 following handicaps are covered:-

Registration:

"All the Employment Exchanges of the State register the names of such handicapped person who reside in the area of their jurisdiction and approach for such a help. The candidates are required to bring with them a medical certificate issued by the Chief Medical Officer of their place of residence indicating that the person is having a specified deformity to the extent of at least 40% but is otherwise fit for employment. After the name is registered at an exchange his duplicate card is sent to the Special Employment Exchange who helps them in placement because the vacancies reserved for the physically handicapped are received and handled by them.

Whenever any vacancy reserved for P.H. candidate is sent by the employer through demand form to the Bureau, the candidates are sponsored for the vacant position and given age relaxation, as per the rules.

In case a disabled person makes a written request for submission against a particular vacancy, his name is sponsored irrespective of his seniority of registration (subject to his eligibility for the post)

Last modified date : 05-05-2022
Updated On: 10/13/2022 - 15:29
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