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    Reuglar Employment to the Persons with Disabilities Scheme :
    Incentives to employers in the private sector for providing regular employment to the persons with disabilities.

    The Scheme of giving incentives to employers, for providing employment to persons with disabilities in the private sector, as approved by the government would be given below:

    Total Outlay : Rs. 1800 crore for the 11th Five Year Plan

    Sector Covered : Private Sector

    Jobs to be created : Rs. 1,00,000/- per annum

    Salary Limit : Employees with disabilities, with monthly wage up to Rs. 25,000/- (twenty thousand) per month, working in the private sector would be covered.

    Incentives : Payment by Govt. of the employer’s contribution to the Employees Provident Fund and Employees State Insurance for the first three years. The administrative charges of 1.1% of the wages of the employees covered under the employees Provident Fund & Miscellaneous Provisions ( EPF & MP) Act will continue to be paid by the employer.

    Conditions :
    I. The scheme will be applicable to the employees with disabilities :
    Covered under the Persons with Disabilities : (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 and the K1tional Trust for Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities Act, 1999.
    In the private sector all over India on enrolment of the employees in Employees Provident Fund (EPF) and the Employees State Insurance Act, 1948 respectively. In the State of Jammu and Kashmir, the employees would be registered in EPF under the J&K Employees Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provision Act, 1961.

    II. The employers would submit a copy of the disability certificate, issued to the disabled employees by the Competent Authority under the Person’s with Disabilities ( Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 and the persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Rules, 1996, first time when such benefit under EPF (and ESI is claimed).

    III. The Govt. will directly provide employer’s contribution for the schemes covered under the Employees Provident Fund & Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 and the Employees State Insurance Act, 1948. This will be done in respect of employees for a maximum period of three years. The administrative Charges of 1.1% of the wages of the employees covered under the EPF Act we will continue to be paid by the respective employers.

    Address :
    Regional Office
    37, Royapettah High Road,
    Chennai
     
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