[AI] Incentives for marrying physically challenged

mahendra galani at chello.at
Tue Jun 3 01:35:34 EDT 2008


i feel, it should be done withought  much publicity.
this way people would look for disabled partner just for money.

At 06:32 AM 6/3/2008, you wrote:
>What he meant by abuse is the fact that people (especially able-bodied
>men) marry persons with disability for money and ditch them once they
>get hold of the doe. Though there are genuine cases where people show
>real willingness (often with great courage) to share their lives with
>the disabled person, unfortunately that remains a minority --or at least
>people generally think that able-bodied persons con the disabled persons
>to filch the little money they have.
>
>Subramani
>
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
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>[mailto:accessindia-bounces at accessindia.org.in] On Behalf Of Harish
>Kotian
>Sent: Monday, June 02, 2008 10:02 PM
>To: accessindia at accessindia.org.in
>Subject: Re: [AI] Incentives for marrying physically challenged
>
>Hi
>
>The need to make a family is just the same amongst disabled as well. It
>is a good gesture from the government to fascilitate it.
>
>It is  the government who will be paying the dowry. ("No offense meant
>).
>Harish.
>
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Amit Bhatt" <misterbhatt at gmail.com>
>To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
>Sent: Monday, June 02, 2008 2:47 PM
>Subject: Re: [AI] Incentives for marrying physically challenged
>
>
> > This may be a welcome news for some people in the state, but
>gluttonous and
> > dishonest people can misuse of this scheme.
> > Getting married with a suitable life partner is a matter of our
>willingness
> > from heart and soul but encouraging the people to be married with
>disabled
> > by money? doesn't make any sense in my opinion.
> > Warm regards,
> >
> > Amit Bhatt
> >
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> > From: "Rajesh Asudani" <rajeshasudani at rbi.org.in>
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> > Sent: Monday, June 02, 2008 12:36 PM
> > Subject: [AI] Incentives for marrying physically challenged
> >
> >
> >>
> >>                                                              Staff
> >> Reporter
> >>          WCD prepares detailed scheme, Finance Department nod awaited
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> CDMO has to certify the person must live with 40 p.c. disability
> >>
> >> The scheme will help physically challenged girls
> >>
> >> BHUBANESWAR: The Orissa government is contemplating paying a cash
> >> incentive of Rs. 50,000 to bride or groom who would come forward to
>marry
> >> a physically
> >> challenged person.
> >>
> >> A detailed scheme for incentive to start a family life was prepared
>by
> >> Women and Child Development (WCD) Department. The WCD has moved the
>file
> >> to Finance
> >> Department seeking latter's consent.
> >>
> >> Sources in WCD Department said in any case if a physically challenged
>
> >> person was getting married, he or she would be entitled to get Rs.
>50,000.
> >> A budgetary
> >> allocation could be made for the purpose soon, a highly placed source
>
> >> said.
> >>
> >> For identification of beneficiary, Chief District Medical Officers
>would
> >> have to certify that person must live with 40 per cent of disability
>for
> >> qualifying
> >> the eligibility.
> >>
> >> A committee comprising of secretaries of health, panchayati raj,
>higher
> >> education and WCD would give a nod to final list of eligible couples.
> >>
> >> As per 2001 census reports, the total population of Orissa is
>36804660, of
> >> which 1021335 are persons with disability.
> >>
> >> There are many other surveys by National Sample Survey Organisation,
> >> office of Chief Commissioner Disability and WHO, which report higher
> >> percentage of
> >> the persons with disability in general population.
> >>
> >> Reacting to the development, Sruti Mohapatra, a prominent activist
>for
> >> physically challenged population in the State, said disability was a
>curse
> >> for many.
> >>
> >>
> >> "We have a patriarchal society. Generally girls with disability are
>left
> >> behind while their counterparts manage  to get married.
> >>
> >> The scheme will help the physically challenged girls," Ms. Mohapatra
>said.
> >>
> >>                 Good gesture
> >>
> >> She said it would be a good gesture on behalf of the State government
>to
> >> extend incentive to start a family life by a physically challenged
>person.
> >>
> >> Earlier, the State government announced cash incentive of Rs. 50,000
>to
> >> encourage inter-caste marriage.
> >>
> >> It was decided that higher caste youths would get a one-time cash
> >> incentive of Rs. 50,000 if they marry SC and ST girls.
> >>
> >> The money would be kept in fixed deposits in any nationalised bank in
>the
> >> name of concerned girl.
> >>
> >> Whatever the number, the harsh reality is despite State Government's
> >> commitment to providing support services to enhance the quality of
>life of
> >> persons
> >> with disability in Orissa, low literacy, few jobs and widespread
>social
> >> stigma make disabled people among the most excluded.
> >>
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