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ocial Welfare Department

Grameen Punarbas Yojona (GPY) A composite fitment rehabilitation centre for person with disabilities, where artificial limbs are distributed free of cost. The scheme is run by the Indian Red Cross Society, Balurghat.

National Trust for Multiple handicapped, mental retarded and celebral paulsy handicapped. It provides hostel accommodation and special schooling for vocational education and is run by the Red Cross Society, Balurghat.

National Handicapped Finance Development Corporation Loan schemes for economic rehabilitation of handicapped persons. Run by West Bengal Women Dev Undertaking at Salt Lake. Prescribed format for applications are available at District Social Welfare Department.

Short Stay Home for destitutes and socially abandoned girls and women. Run by the Rural Health Development Centre, an NGO at Jamuna, Harirampur.

Home for destitute girls under the Cottage Scheme, a NGO run by the Nibedita Sevashram at Chakbhawani, Balurghat. Admission through the Director of social welfare. Prescribed forms available at District Social Welfare Department.

Home for destitute boys under the Cottage Scheme, run by the Haldia Samaj Kalyan Society, an NGO at Teor, Hili. Admission through Director of Social Welfare. Prescribed application forms available at District Social Welfare Department.

Subhayan Home for destitute boys. Run by the Govt of West Bengal at Hossenpur, Beltala park. Admission through Director of Social Welfare, West Bengal. Prescribed application format available at District Social Welfare Department.

Scholarship for physically handicapped student up to class VIII are available subject to  sanction by the District Magistrate. Prescribed application Form available at the District Social Welfare Deparment.

NICDC (Non Institutional care for destitute children) may be given to the destitute children reading in the school. Prescribed forms are available in the District Social Welfare Department.

Old age, Widow, Disability pensions may sanctioned by the District Magistrate. Application to be submitted to the EO, Panchayat Samity / Block Development Officer. Prescribed application forms are available in the Panchayat.

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