Social Security

A monthly maintenance allowance of Rs. 400/p.m is given to 5.57 lakhs disabled persons who are economically backward persons with disabilities who are having more than 40% disability and Rs.1000/- p.m. is given to 1.32 lakh disabled persons who are having 75% and more disability. Totally 6.89 lakh disabled persons are availing this benefit at present. For this purpose Government of karnataka has enhanced the income limit from the present Rs.6000/- and above to Rs.12,000/- in rural areas and Rs.17,000/- in urban areas per anum.