Punjab invites applications from physically handicapped persons for state award

Chandigarh/October 10
Punjab government on Thursday invited applications from physical handicapped persons, employees, sportspersons and organizations working for the welfare of the Handicapped persons for State Award to Physically Handicapped-2013.
A Punjab government spokesperson said that eligible applicants can apply for the award till October 15 and they could get specified Performa from the district offices of the Social Securities department.
“Eligible applicants should send their applications recommended by the district committee to the head office of the Social Securities Department, Punjab by October 15,” said the spokesperson, adding that applications sent without the recommendation of the district committee that are constituted under chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner of each district, would not be considered.
He said that under the scheme of state award to Physically Handicapped, Rs 25000 per organisation are awarded to organizations/NGO’s working in the field of welfare of handicapped persons, Rs 5000 per person to Handicapped Sportspersons/Women for their personal qualification/achievements and Rs 10000 to employee/self-employee/personal of per category.