Persons with Disability


In Accordance with “National Policy on Education-1986” and the Persons with Disability Act-1995”, the MHRD, GOI envisaged a Centrally Sponsored Scheme in Govt. Polytechnic Sundernagar to integrate the persons with disabilities in the mainstream of Technical and Vocational Education. The scheme is facilitated by a National Institute of Technical Teacher Training and Research Chandigarh.

 The scheme pivots on giving competency based Non-Formal/skill development programmes to the PWDs particularly those living in rural areas. The scheme proposes to train 25 students through Diploma programmes, over and above of the sanctioned intake.

Objective of the Scheme:-

  • To promote education and training of persons with disabilities by integrating them in the mainstream of Technical Education and Skill Development programmes through Formal and Non-Formal programmes.
  • To identify the persons with disabilities in the suitable geographical catchment area of the polytechnics.
  • To identify suitable education and training programmes for persons with disabilities with special emphasis on Non-formal Skill Development Programmes for illiterate youth with disabilities, for promoting wage and self employment.




  • Diploma in Computer Engineering
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • Diploma in Automobile Engineering
  • Diploma in Architecture Assistantship


  • Cutting and Tailoring
  • Beautician
  • Hair and Skin Care
  • Computer Application
  •    Candle Making
  • Computer Typing English
  • Computer Hardware & Maintenance
  • Dhoop Making
  • Typing English & Hindi

Eligibility  of  the Training:

Qualification: PAT / 10th

Eligibility: 40% or above disability

Course Duration: 3 year


Scholarship and Remuneration:

Scholarship: 250/- Per Month

Books and Uniform: 3000/- per year

Travel Allowance: 200/- per month for day scholar.

Boarding Allowance: 1000/- Per Month