Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment vide press release dated 24 December, 2022 has clarified that the Registration/Diagnostics/Treatment fee at National Institutes/CRCs under DEPwD to be waived off for Divyangjan having UDID cards from 1st January, 2023.
At all National Institutes (NIs) (Autonomous Bodies under DEPwD) and Composite Regional Centers (CRCs) (extended arms of NIs), registration/diagnostics/ treatment fees have been waived off for UDID card holders, as well as for those who have disability certificate and are enrolled on UDID portal, irrespective of percentage of disability, w.e.f. 1st January 2023.
In addition, full course fee will be waived off for those students of various courses at NIs/CRCs, who are UDID card holders, as well as for those who have disability certificate and are enrolled on UDID portal, irrespective of percentage of disability. This will be effective for 2022-23 batch students onwards (including those who are doing two years or more duration courses and are in their 2nd/3rd/4th year).