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    Allowance To Dwarfs

    Dwarf individual who are living in various parts of the State are being given allowance @ Rs. 1600 per month per beneficiary. A male person of height 3 feet 8 inches or less height and a female of height 3 feet 3 inches or less (equivalent to 60% handicapped) is entitled to monthly pension. The scheme is implemented w.e.f. 1.6.2006 and initially the allowance was given Rs. 300/- P.M. The rate of allowance is Rs. 1400/- per month per beneficiary w.e.f. 01-01-2016, Rs.1600/- w.e.f. 01-11-2016, Rs. 1800/- w.e.f. 01-11-2017, Rs. 2000/- w.e.f. 01-11-2018, Rs. 2250/- w.e.f. 01.01.2020 and Rs. 2500/- w.e.f. 01.04.2021.

    1. Eligibility Criteria
      • The applicant should be a Domicile of Haryana State and should have been residing in Haryana State for the last one year at the time of submission of application.
      • The age of the applicant shall not be less than 18 years.
      • The applicant must submit a certificate from the Civil Surgeon in support of his/her being a Dwarf.
    2. Details of beneficiaries, budget and expenditure incurred under this scheme are as under:-

    Expenditure (Rs. in Lakh)

    Year Beneficiaries Budget Expenditure
    2013-14 16 Rs. 0.95 Rs. 0.95
    2014-15 19 Rs. 2.18 Rs. 2.18
    2015-16 22 Rs.4.00 Rs.4.00
    2016-17 25 Rs. 4.23 Rs. 4.23
    2017-18 28 Rs. 7.00 Rs. 5.66
    2018-19 27 Rs. 7.00 Rs. 6.58
    2019-20 40 Rs. 8.16 Rs. 8.16