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VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION

Is there any provision in the Scheme to rehabilitate the IP who are disabled due to employment injury ?

Vocational Rehabilitation Scheme for disabled IPs is provided to insured persons whose loss of earning capacity resulting from employment injury has been assessed as not less than 40% as per the Second Schedule to the Act and for scheduled as well as non-scheduled injuries resulting from and employmentinjury. Subject to the following :-

  • Should be in receipt of PDB
  • Should not be in any gainful employment
  • Should not be more than 45 years of age as on the date of his application

A cash allowance of Rs.123/-per day will be paid by the centre/vocational rehabilitation centre during the period of training and conveyance /journey fare by second class railway/bus whoever is applicable will be paid.