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Assistance for Differently abled

National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC)

The National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation (NHFDC) has been set up by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India on 24th January 1997. The company is registered under Section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956 as a Company not for profit. It is wholly owned by Government of India and has an authorised share capital of Rs. 400 crores (Rupees Four Hundred Crore only). The company is managed by Board of Directors nominated by Government of India.

NHFDC functions as an Apex institution for channelising the funds to persons with disabilities through the State Channelising Agencies (SCAs) nominated by the State Government(s).

Schemes of NHFDC

  1. Schemes implemented through SCAs & Nationalised Banks
  2. Micro Financing Scheme
  3. Schemes for Parent's Association of mentally retarded persons
  4. Scheme of Financing NGOs Working in the Area of Disabilities
  5. Scheme For Vocational Education and Training for PwDs
  6. Scheme of Financing Construction Of Commercial/Business Premises For Starting Self Employment Activity to PwDs
  7. Scheme For Providing Handholding Support to Differently abled Entrepreneurs Through ‘Vishesh Udyami Mitras'
  8. Scheme for Providing handholding support to Differently abled for availing skill training/skill upgradation through ‘Vishesh Prashikshan Mitras’
  9. Scheme of Financing Assistive Devices to Enhance the Employabilty or Increased Opportunity of Self Employment of Differently abled Persons
  10. Scheme for Young Professional
  11. Scheme for Refinance To Public Sector Banks/Regional Rural Banks / Other Eligible Institutions Under Credit Guarantee Scheme of Government of India (Credit Guarantee Fund Trust For Micro And Small Enterprises (CGTMSE)
  12. Scholarship Scheme (Trust Fund)
  13. Scholarship Scheme (National Fund)
  14. Format For Grant Assistance Under CSR Activity Of NHFDC

Contact details of State Channelising Agencies

To get the contact details of State Channelising Agencies, click here.

Source : National Handicapped Finance and Development Corporation



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