The Disability Certificate is the most important document and every person with disability must have this document. It is essential to get a disability certificate made in order to avail any of the services and facilities provided by the government.
The medical board of doctors authorized by the Chief Medical Officer conducts assessments and ascertains the percentage of disability for the disability certificate. Any person with a disability (may be physical, visual, speech and hearing or mental) of more than 40%, and who has a disability certificate is entitled to avail all the government services for the disabled.
The registration form is available at the CMO Office.
You can also download the same here
The forms for a disability certificates are filled from 10.00am to 1.00pm.
After 2.00pm, the medical board conducts assessments.
2 passport size photographs (if the disability is physical, it should be visible in the photograph)
An Address proof (for example- ration card, voter card, passport, pan card etc)
Disability is classified into 4 types:
- Physical disability
- Hearing and speech disability
- Visual impairment
- Mental retardation
- Lowest – 40%
- Medium – between 40% to 75%
- Advanced – 75% or higher
- Full – 100%
NOTE- A disability certificate will only be issued to persons with disability and not to persons suffering from any illness or disease.