The Haryana government has enhanced the monthly allowance for dwarfs and eunuchs by Rs 250 to Rs 2,750 per month.
The enhanced allowance will be applicable from April 1 this year.
Haryana Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Om Prakash Yadav made the announcement after a meeting here on Tuesday, according to an official statement.
He said that to get the allowance under both these schemes, a person should be a domicile of Haryana and should be at least 18 years of age.
"Under the dwarf allowance, the (maximum) height of male should be 3 feet 8 inches and the (maximum) height of females should be 3 feet 3 inches," he said.
He said the applicant will have to produce a certificate from a civil surgeon for availing the allowance under both the categories.
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Yadav said that from April 1, the amount of old age samman allowance, widow pension, disabled pension and "ladli social security" allowance have also been increased.
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