GUIDELINES FOR SANCTION OF SPECTACLES TO SENIOR CITIZENS CATEGORY, A.P.DIFFERENTLY ABLED & SENIOR CITIZENS ASSISTANCE CORPORATION, ANDHRA PRADESH

It is decided to supply Spectacles to Senior Citizens as per the Action Plan 2017-18. The Assistant Directors, Department for the Welfare of Differently Abled & Senior Citizens / District Managers A.P. Differently Abled & Senior Citizens Assistance Corporation here by instructed to follow the below guidelines while distributing the Spectacles to Senior Citizens Person with utmost care.

  • It should be sanctioned to those Senior Citizens whose monthly income does not exceed (i) Rs. 15,000/- P.M, half of the cost of instrument to those monthly income from (ii) Rs. 15,001 P.M to Rs. 20,000/- P.M and collecting full cost to those monthly income of (iii) Rs. 20,001 P.M and above (as per the guidelines of Govt. of India) under Adip Scheme.
  • It should be sanctioned to the persons of age 60 and above.
  • Assistant Directors, Department for the Welfare of Differently Abled & Senior Citizens/District Managers should maintain record of the beneficiaries for Spectacles so as to avoid double claims/false claims.
  • Every Senior Citizen beneficiary has to submit Income Certificate, Medical recommendation not below the rank of Assistant Civil Surgeon Certificate, Aadhaar Card and Cell Number etc,.
  • The Spectacles should be distributed through Assistant Director’s, Department for the Welfare of Differently Abled & Senior Citizens/District Managers, A.P. Differently Abled & Senior Citizens Assistance Corporation.
  • All the Assistant Directors, Department for the Welfare of Differently Abled & Senior Citizens/District Managers, A.P. Differently Abled & Senior Citizens Assistance Corporation should maintain applications received in a year with them and only eligible with details of requirement of Spectacles has to be submitted to Head Office.
  • If any information is found incorrect at later date, the Senior Citizen is liable for any legal action by the Corporation and they have to return the instrument or cost of the instrument.
  • This item will be issued to the individual once in life time.
MANAGING DIRECTOR