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Minutes of The Meeting of The Screening Committee held on 3rd November, 2021 to consider New Project Proposals for Financial year 2019-20 and 2020-21 under Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS). View(300 KB)
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Minutes of The Meeting of The Screening Committee held on 19th February, 2021 to consider New Project Proposals for Financial year 2019-20 and 2020-21 under Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS).

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Minutes of the Meeting of the Screening Committee held on 4th March, 2020 to the consider new proejct proposal under the Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS).

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Minutes of the Meeting of the Screening Committee held on 20-21st Jan,2020 to the consider new project proposal under the Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS).

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Minutes of the Meeting of the Screening Committee held on 30th August, 2018 to consider new project proposals and also proposals for renewal under the Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS).

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Minutes of the Meeting of the Screening Committee held on 24th January, 2018 to consider new project proposals and also proposals for renewal under the Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS).

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Minutes of the Meeting of the Screening Committee held on 08th March, 2017 to consider new project proposals and also proposals for renewal under the Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS).

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Minutes of the Meeting of the Screening Committee held on 20th June, 2016 to consider new project proposals and also proposals for renewal under the Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS).

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Minutes of the meeting of the Screening Committee held on 15th January, 2016 to consider new project proposals and also proposals for renewal under the Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS).

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Minutes of the meeting of the Screening Committee held on 7th January, 2015 to consider new project proposals and also proposals for renewal under rhe Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS).

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Minutes of the meeting of the Screening Committee held on 5th November, 2014 to consider new project proposals under Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS).

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Minutes of the meeting of the Screening Committee held on 23rd& 27th November, 2013 to consider new project proposals under the Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS).

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Minutes of the meeting of the Screening Committee held on 12th- 13th March, 2013 to consider new project proposals under the Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS).

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Minutes of the meeting of the Screening Committee held on 23rd& 24th February, 2012 to consider new project proposals under the Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS).

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Minutes of the meeting of the Screening Committee held on 07th-09th July, 2011 to consider new project proposals under the Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS).

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Minutes of the meeting of the Screening Committee held on 01st-3rd June, 2011 to consider new project proposals under the Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS).

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FAQs of DDRS

1. What is DDRS?

DDRS stands for Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme under which, the Central Government has been providing grant-in-aid to non-governmental organizations (NGOs) for projects relating to rehabilitation of persons with disabilities aimed at enabling them to reach and maintain their optimal, physical, sensory, intellectual, physic- social functional levels. Details DEPwD of the scheme are available at website www.disabilityaffairs.gov.in as well as E-Anudaan portal i.e. www.grant-msje.gov.in.
 
2. What is/are the Objectives of DDRS?

The objectives of the scheme are:

  • To create an enabling environment to ensure equal opportunities, equity, social justice and empowerment of persons with disabilities.
  • To encourage voluntary action for ensuring effective implementation of the Revised Persons with   Disabilities Act, 2016 (RPwD Act, 2016).

3. What are the activities/components admissible for grant under DDRS?

The following components are admissible for assistance under the Scheme under various model projects :

I. Recurring expenditure

  • Stipend for beneficiaries/hostel maintenance
  • Transportation for beneficiaries
  • Honorarium against staff deployed for the project by the voluntary organisation
  • Cost of Raw Materials for Vocational Training.
  • Contingencies to meet office expenses, electricity and water charges, etc.
  • Rent

II. Non-recurring expenditure such as furniture, equipment, books etc.

4. What are the model projects under the DDRS? 

The following are the 9 Model Projects under DDRS :-

  • Pre-School, Early Intervention and Training
  • Special Schools for:-

          (i) Children with Intellectual Disabilities

          (ii) Children with Hearing & Speech Disabilities

          (iii) Children with Visual Disabilities

  • Project for Cerebral Palsied Children
  • Project for Rehabilitation of Leprosy Cured Persons
  • Half Way Home for Psycho-Social Rehabilitation of Treated and Controlled people with mental Illness
  • Home Based Rehabilitation Programme/Home Management Programme
  • Project for Community Based Rehabilitation
  • Project for Low Vision Centers
  • Projects for Human Resource Development

5. What is the minimum strength required (children as well as staff)?

The minimum strength required (children as well as staff) for each project is different and mentioned under scheme for each project.

6. Which organisations are eligible to apply for grant-in-aid under DDRS?

The following organizations/institutions shall be eligible to apply for assistance under this scheme:

(i) Organisations registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 (XXI of 1860), or any relevant Act of the State/Union Territory; or,

(ii) A public trust registered under the law for the time being in force; or,

(iii) A charitable company licensed under section 25 of the Companies Act, 1958,

Further, the registration should have been in force for at least 2 years at the time of applying for grant under this scheme.

An organization/institution specified in para (i) to (iii) above should have the following characteristics:

(i) It should have a properly constituted managing body with its powers, duties and responsibilities clearly defined and laid down in writing.

(ii) It should have resources, facilities and experience for undertaking the programme.

(iii) It should not be run for profit to any individual or a body of individuals.

(iv) It should not discriminate against any person or group of persons on the grounds of sex, religion, caste or creed.

(v) It should ordinarily have existed for a period of two years.

(vi) Its financial position should be sound.

7. How to apply for grant-in-aid?

All applications by NGOs seeking Grant-in-aid (GIA) under Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS) should have register themselves on NGO Darpan portal of NITI Aayogi.e. www.ngodarpan.gov.in first and to get Unique ID. Thereafter, they have to apply through on-line process on the online E-Anudaanportal of the Ministryi.e www.grants-sje.gov.in.

8. Where can an organisation get formats for all the documents required as per scheme?

All the formats are available in the scheme document which is available at the E-Anudaan portal i.e. www.grants-sje.gov.inas well aswebsite of the Department i.e. www.disabilityaffairs.gov.in.

9. When can an organisation apply for grant-in-aid for a financial year?

The MSJE E-Anudaan portal www.grants-sje.gov.inallows organisations to apply for grant-in-aid as and when notified in a particular year.

10. What is the last date of submitting the application on the online portal?

The applications for grant-in-aid can be submitted by an organisation till the end of financial year or as notified, whichever is earlier. However, it is advisable to submit the online application within the first quarter of the financial year. This is because it gives sufficient time to District and State Authorities to forward the proposal to this Department.

11. What is a New Case?

A Project which has not received any grant-in-aid under DDRS is considered a New Case. Even though it may be applying for the same project in previous years without getting sanction.

12. What is an Ongoing Case?

An organisation which is getting regular grant-in-aid under DDRS every year is considered as Ongoing Case. 

13. What is the channel of submission of application of grant-in-aid under DDRS?

After application is submitted online it directly goes to the District Welfare Officer online for inspection. After inspection by District authoritees, the application gets forwarded online to State Government of the concerned state. The State Government then scrutinizes all the proposals in State Grant-in-Aid Committee and eligible organisations are forwarded with State governments recommendation to Central Government for release of grant-in-aid online through portal itself. If the proposal is a new case, then, it is also scrutinized by Screening Committee set up by Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD). For ongoing cases, it will be processed for grant-in-aid, if all documents in order.

14. How does an organisation receive grant-in-aid?

An organisation receives grant-in-aid in its bank account through Electronic transfer by PFMS. 

15. Can organisation receive grant-in-aid of previous financial year in current financial year?

Yes, as per Rule 230(15)of General Financial Rules, 2017, the grant-in-aid to any organisation can be given for previous 24 months if it is ongoing case and documents are found in order. 

16. Is it mandatory to upload the list of beneficiaries on the website of the organisation?

Yes,it has been made mandatory to upload the list of beneficiaries on the website of the organisation with start of each academic year. 

17. Can an organisation make payment of honorarium to its staff through cash?

No, under DDRS every organisation must pay honorarium to its staff through PFMS/cheque or ECS.

18. What are the minimum number of installments in which an organisation receives grant-in-aid for the year?

As per scheme, an organisationcan receive grant-in-aid even in single installment also only after submission of Audited Accounts.

19. What is EAT module and how to register in PFMS for using EAT module?

EAT means Expenditure Advanced Transfer. Every organisation receiving GIA under DDRS is already registered on PFMS. For getting ID and password of PFMS it has to go to www.pfms.nic.in and then enter registered e-mail ID in forget password and press enter. The ID and password will be sent to registered e-mail ID.

20.What are the documents required from organisation to process grant-in-aid?

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Application

As per the Electronic Application form in E-Anudaanprtal.

2.

Registration Certificate under Registration of Societies Act

Duly attested copies of valid Registration and RPwD certificates are required to be submitted along with application.

3.

Registration Certificate under PWD Act 1995/RPwD Act, 2016

4.

Details of the Managing/Executive Committee

Names, residential addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses of members and website address of the organization, etc is required.

5.

Attested copy of Rent Agreement indicating validity period and details of accommodation available

As prescribed in the scheme. To be submitted along with application form.

6.

Location of the project

It should be indicated whether the project is located in Rural or Urban Area.Year of commencement of grant to the project under the Scheme should be indicated.

7.

Staff List

As per prescribed format in the scheme. The staff list should clearly indicate their date of appointment, complete qualification (if abbreviation used, details may be given), experience etc.

8.

Certificate of Special Education

Copies of certificates of all staff appointed under the project are required.

9.

List of Beneficiaries

As per the prescribed format in the scheme, clearly indicating date of birth, date of admission under the project (total time spent under the project), category & percentage of disability, class/standard in case of school and trade in case of Vocational Training, family income per annum (only for hostellers), etc.

10.

Total Budget Estimate

This should include details of estimated expenditure separately on each item and post, as per scheme/project.

11.

List of Assets (moveable & immovable)

List of assets acquired under the project from the grant-in-aid to be enclosed.

12.

Annual Report/Progress Report

Details of activities of the organisation in the previous year are to be indicated. In the case of new proposals for grant-in-aid, Annual Reports for the previous 2 years are required.

13.

Statement of Accounts (Consolidated and for the project being funded under the scheme) - Balance Sheet, Receipt & Payment Statement and Income & Expenditure Statement

Statement of Accounts comprising, inter alia, a copy each of the statement of (i) Receipt and Payment Statement, (ii) Income and Expenditure Statement (iii) Balance Sheet and (vii) item wise comparative statement should be submitted along with the UC, while applying for release of grants-in-aid in ongoing cases. Audited statement of accounts should be provided as soon as it is available. In the case of new proposals for grant-in-aid, Statement of Accounts for the previous 2 years are required.

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Item-wise breakup of expenditure

Item-wise/post-wise break up of expenditure in respect of the last grant received is to be furnished in the prescribed form, with grant proposals for continuing cases, to enable assessment whether expenditure has been incurred by the NGO in the last financial year within the item-wise/post-wise sanction. Audited itemwise breakup of expenditure should be provided as soon as it is available

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Utilisation Certificate

  1. Original ink-signed Utilization Certificate (UC) should be provided along with the audited item-wise breakup of expenditure, in the prescribed form and not fax or photocopy of the UC, will be treated as a proper and reliable document. The structure or arrangement of the words of the form of the UC may not be altered or substituted or changed in any manner.
  2. Utilization Certificate (UC) should bear the signature of the authorised signatory/ signatories as per the resolution. Signature of the auditor (CA) alone or any person(s) other than the authorised signatory/ signatories is not acceptable.

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Resolution

  1. Original ink-signed resolution in the format prescribed, and not fax or photocopy of the resolution, will be treated as proper and reliable instrument of authorization.
  2. Resolution should be enclosed with the bond.
  3. Resolution should be signed by a majority of the members of the Managing/Executive Committee, authorising representative member/s of the NGO to sign the Bond on behalf of the NGO.
  4. Date of resolution should be indicated on resolution.
  5. In pursuance of the resolution, the bond, prestamped receipt etc. should bear the signature of the authorised signatory/ signatories.

17.

Bond

  1. The Indemnity Bond document, on a non-judicial stamp paper worth Rs. 20/- (Rupees twenty only), should be submitted in advance, along with the grant application, as per the new procedure, in the revised Indemnity Bond format.
  2. The Indemnity Bond should be duly signed by the authorised signatory/ signatories of the NGO and executed in favour of this Ministry.
  3. The Bond should cite the penal interest as @ 10% .

18.

Authorisation letter for sending grants-in-aid directly into the Bank Account

  1. Fund is directly transferred into the account of the NGO, therefore, an authorization letter for sending grants-in-aid directly into the bank account of the NGO, is to be submitted along with the grant application, in the prescribed format.
  2. Essential details [such as details of Bank Branch, Bank Branch Code No., MICR Code of the Bank, mode of electronic transfer available in the bank (i.e. whether ECS or RTGS or NEFT or CBS or code No.)] as required are to be given in the authorization letter.

 

Last Updated: 13-07-2021