Financial Assistance Scheme 2021 for PwD Candidates, Get up to Rs.20 Lakh Cash Support


The Central Government has started Scheme for Providing Financial Assistance under National Fund for Persons with Disabilities (PwD). financial assistance under the Fund could be considered for the following areas/activities keeping in view the spirit of the RPwD Act and Rules made thereunder:- 

(i) Exhibitions/workshops to showcase the products including paintings, handicraft etc made by the PwDs.

(ii) Support persons with benchmark disabilities who have excelled in sports or in fine arts/music/dance at the State level to participate in the National/International events. Assistance from the Fund for the same event can be granted only once to a PwD. 

(iii) Support certain exclusive needs of persons with high support needs as recommended by the Assessment Boards on specific recommendation by the States on a case to case basis.

Eligibility & How to Apply for the Scheme

For Exhibitions/workshops to showcase the products including paintings, handicraft etc made by the PwDs.

Eligibility- Any Government organization or an organization registered under Societies Act/Companies Act/Trust Act for a period not less than three years and has experience of not less than 2 years for organizing exhibition/workshops in marketing products/paintings.

How to Apply – The eligible organizations may submit the proposal/ application with the required documents to - Joint Secretary & CEO of the Fund, Room No. 527, 5th Floor, BIII Wing, Pt. Deendayal Antyodaya Bhawan, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110003.

For Support persons with benchmark disabilities who have excelled in sports or in fine arts/music/dance at the State level to participate in the National/International events.

Eligibility- (i) Any person with benchmark disability (having disability 40% or more) who has won medals in sporting events or any artist with disability graded as outstanding or promising as per the instructions of Ministry of Culture during the last three years.

(ii) The annual income of the family of the persons with benchmark disabilities for participating in the National event (including National IT Challenge) should not be more than Rs 3 lakh.

(iii) Assistance from the Fund for the similar event can be granted only once to a PwD.

How to Apply – The eligible candidates may submit the application with the required documents to - Joint Secretary & CEO of the Fund, Room No. 527, 5th Floor, BIII Wing, Pt. Deendayal Antyodaya Bhawan, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi - 110003.

For Support certain exclusive needs of persons with high support needs as recommended by the Assessment Boards on specific recommendation by the States on a case to case basis.

Eligibility- (i) Persons with benchmark disabilities having high support needs as recommended by the Assessment Board constituted by the States/UTs who have approached the States and the States could not provide such assistance from their Fund and has recommended for consideration under the Fund.

(ii) The annual family income of the PwD should not be more than Rs 3 lakh.

How to Apply- The eligible individual persons with benchmark disabilities seeking high support needs who have been assessed by the State Assessment Boards may submit the Application with the Documents to- Joint Secretary & CEO of the Fund, Room No. 527, 5th Floor, B-III Wing, Pt. Deendayal Antyodaya Bhawan, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003.

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