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Tamil Nadu Tax on Professions, Trades Callings and Employments Act.1991 (Act No.24 of 1992)
Received the assent of the Governor on 12th June 1992)

Profession Tax Exemptions for Persons with Disabilities (Tamil Nadu)


Exemption:- Nothing contained in this Act shall apply to

  • (a) The members of the armed forces of the union serving in any part of this State, that is to say, to whom the provisions of the Army Act, 1950 (Central Act 46 of 1950), the Air Force Act.1950 Central Act 45 of 1950) or the Navy Act, 1957 (Central Act 62 of 1957) applies;
  • (b)Physically disabled persons with total disability in one or both the hands or legs, spastics totally dumb or deaf persons or totally blind persons.

Provided that such physical disability shall be duly certified by a registered medical practitioner
in the service of the State Government not below the rank of a Civil Surgeon.

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Introductory camp on Wheelchair Basketball

Event Date: 3th March, 2019 09.30am 4th March, 2019 – 12.30pm.
Venue : Labon Sports Club, Indoor sports stadium, Labon Sports Club , Shillong , Meghalaya India

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Introductory camp on Wheelchair Basketball

Event Date: th March, 2019 09.30am th March, 2019 – 12.30pm.
Venue : Mount Litera Zee School, Behind Hotel Uday Residency, kichha bye pass, road- 263153, Rudrapur , Uttarakhand India

Wheelchair Basketball Federation of India, WBFI is happy to announce our new camp at Uttarakhand State. This WCBB introductory camp will be in partnership with Star Health and Allied Insurance Co Ltd at Mount Litra Zee School, Rudrapur, Uttarakhand, March 6 and 7, 2019. Mount Litra Zee school and Disability sports society are our other partners. We are expecting 25 players out of which 8 will be women.

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Phone : 9841098056 / 9841609601.

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Guidelines for conducting written examination for persons with Benchmark disabilities

References :
1. O.M. No. 34-02/2015-DD.III dated 29.08.2018 ( Dept. Empowerment of Persons with disabilities) dated 14.01.2019
2. F.No. 6-2/2013(SCT) 21-02-2019

Para XII on page 3 of above guidelines may be substituted with the following :

UGC Extra Benefits for Women with Disabilities - Written Exam Compensatory Time for persons with disabilities - UGCThe word “extra time or additional time” that is being currently used should be changed to “compensatory time” and the same should bot be less than 20 minutes per hour of examination for persons who are allowed use of scribe / reader / lab assistant.

All the candidates with benchmark disabilities who are eligible for availing the facility of scribe in terms of guidelines IV may be allowed addition time of minimum of one hour for examination of 3 hours duration whether they use the facility of scribe or not.

In case the duration of the examination is less than an hour, then the duration of additional time should be allowed on pro-rata basis. Additional time should not the less than 5 minutes and should be in the multiple of 5.

Download : UGC notification (PDF, 128KB)

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Leonard Cheshire Disability (LCD) and Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University (RKMVU), Coimbatore are conducting a Certificate Course on Pre-employability Skills for Persons with Disabilities (Hearing and speech impairments and Locomotor Impairments). It is a Free course with accommodation. The only cost would be your travel to Coimbatore if you are from another town / city. The course is from March 2017 to May 2017 with intermediate break for Holidays. This course will be useful for your preparation towards Banking and other Government examinations as you are taught language and written communication skills as well as computers operations, if required. Please find below in the link a PDF file with more details on this course Read More
Job Fair in Chennai by We are Your Voice on 26th February 2017 for Persons with Disabilities Read More
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3 Km Marathon was organised by Cheshire Homes Bengaluru as an awareness programme on abilities of persons with disabilities on World Disability Day, December 3rd, 2016 Read More

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Visual documentation of the Best practices of ‘Access to Livelihoods’ programme for persons with Disabilities in Asia– Leonard Cheshire Disability’s flagship programme being implemented in 5 countries is Asia and South Africa with strategic partnership from Accenture.  Read More

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Accenture’s “Skills to Succeed” initiative supports Leonard Cheshire Disability’s “Access to Livelihoods” program, which builds the skills and confidence of persons with disabilities globally. Read More

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SAP Labs India and the Indian School of Business (ISB), have entered into a collaboration to nurture startups in the social enterprise space with relevance to national priorities as Jumpstart Social Enterprise (JSE) Read More

Hi Tech Training Centre for persons with disabilities for traning on computers and other employment tools was inagurated today with the support of Coimbatore Metropolitan Round Table and Ladies Circle, Coimbatore on 18th April 2016. Read More
Special Recruitment Drive for Persons with Disabilty (PWD)-2015 at Hindustan Copper Limited (A Govt. of India Enterprise) .. A Link through website ( for online submission of application shall be open from  12.11.2015 to 05.12.2015. Thus, the closing date for online submission of application shall be 05.12.2015 Read More
Soulful prayer and cultural show by people with disabilities marked the 50th anniversary celebration of Cheshire Homes India’s Mangaluru unit on Sunday. Read More

The Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment on Thursday launched Accessible India campaign to make public buildings, public transportation, signage accessible to Persons with Disabilities.

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NTPC is launching Special Recruitment Drive for Persons with Disabilities in the area of Operation & Maintenance (O&M), Civil Construction & Finance at the levels of E1/E2/E3 levels for its Projects/ Stations Read More
An online beneficiaries registration system, ‘On-line On-Site’, was launched  to ensure transparency in schemes implemented by the ministry to provide assistive aids Persons with Disabilities.

Union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thaawar Chand Gehlot, who inaugurated a mega camp for free of cost distribution of Assistive Aids and Appliances to  Persons with Disabilities under the ADIP scheme at Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, said that this registration system will help in saving time.

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V-sesh assisting job seekers by providing information about jobs and offering skill development programmes that are aligned with employer’s requirements.. The organization is conducting employability training in Bangaluru next week. Read More
In collaboration with National Skill Development Council (NSDC) of Government of India, 5 Lakh PwDs are to be trained in next 3 years by NGOs and other Training Providers partnering with Department for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD). Read More
CSIR Special Recruitment Drive for Persons with Disabilities in Hyderabad, Last date of receipt of application is 12-6-2015 Read more... Link opens up in New Tab or Window |
Special Recruitment Drive for Person's with Disabilities by NEYVELI LIGNITE CORPORATION LIMITED, Neyveli, Tamil Nadu, India Read More
A CSR Initiative of HDFC Bank - Educational Crisis Scholarship Support (ECSS) to provide interim education support to children facing a personal or financial exigency Read More

Shri Gehlot said that the National Action Plan is a partnership between the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) and Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disability for skilling 2.5 million Person with Disability (PwD) over seven years.

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