The Directorate of Social Welfare has invited applications in the prescribed application form from the Employers, NGOs and Persons with Disabilities for the following categories State Awards: Best Employer (One Award), Best NGO(One Award) and Best Employee with Disabilities i) Visually Disabled ii) Hearing Disabled and iii) Physically Disabled (Three Awards). One Award in each category for Person with Disabilities such as Visual Disabled, Speech and Hearing Impaired, Locomotor Disability will be given for the Best employee with Disabilities.
Each Awards consists of a Cash Amount of Rs. 25,000/-, Shawl, Srifal (Coconut) and Certificate. The eligibility criteria has been prescribed in the scheme published in the Official Gazette Series I No. 12 dated June 22, 2006, Notification No. 50-376-2005-2006-HC/1024 dated June 09, 2006.
Prescribed Application forms are available at the counter of Directorate of Social Welfare, Panaji as well as at District Social Welfare Office, Directorate of Social Welfare, Mathany Saldanha Administrative Collectorate (South) Complex, Margao – Goa, free of Cost. Application in prescribed format duly filled in all respects and accompanied with xerox copies of the documents attested by Gazetted Officer should reach Directorate of Social Welfare on or before November 22, 2022. State Awards will be presented on December 19, 2022 at the hand of the Chief Minister on the occasion of Celebration of Goa Liberation day.