Govt. of India

Petrol Subsidy Scheme to Persons with Disability

The Petrol Subsidy Scheme to Persons with Disability started by Central Government, Ministry of Social Welfare. The scheme is specially launched for people who are physically handicapped or disabled and have less financial income from all sources. The main objective of this scheme is to reduce some financial burden of disabled persons and assist them to live a normal life. Under this scheme 50% subsidy on actual expenditure on purchase of petrol/ diesel provided (quantity depends on engine capacity of the vehicle). To avail the benefits the person who is physically disabled should be the owner of motorized vehicles and Income from all the sources does not exceed Rs 2500/- per month (i.e should be less than Rs. 30,000/- a year). Forgetting benefits under this scheme applicant must need to qualify some eligibility norms which are mentioned below

Benefits of Petrol Subsidy Scheme to Persons with Disability:

  • Petrol Subsidy Scheme to Persons with Disability provides benefits in the form of subsidy on Petrol and Diesel
  • Under this scheme 50% subsidy on actual expenditure on purchase of petrol/ diesel provided
    • Vehicle of 2Horse Power and Below – 15 liters per month
    • Vehicle of more than 2Horse Power – More than 15 liters per month
  • Due to this scheme, some financial burden will be reduced from disabling person and family

Required eligibility and conditions for applying Petrol Subsidy Scheme to Persons with Disability:

  1. Those persons who are physically disabled and are owner of motorized vehicles
  2. Applicants Income from all the sources does not exceed Rs 2500/- per month (i.e should be less than Rs. 30,000/- a year)
  3. Those persons with disability who are already in receipt of the conveyance allowance either from any voluntary or Government source shall not be eligible for grant of subsidy on purchase of petrol/ diesel
  4. Disable person should be resident of India

Document required for applying Petrol Subsidy Scheme to Persons with Disability:

  1. Two passport size photographs
  2. Residence proof for the last three years (Voter Identity Card, Ration Card, Electricity Bill)
  3. Copy of disability certificate/identity card with 40% or above disability
  4. Copy of registration certificate of the vehicle which should be in the name of the applicant
  5. Copy of driving license of the applicant
  6. Income certificate not more than Rs 2500/- per month (i.e should be less than Rs. 30,000/- a year)

Application procedure:

  1. Applicant can collect application form from nearer Social Welfare Office and filled application form needs to be submitted along with required documents mentioned above

Contact Details:

  1. Applicant candidate can contact to nearer Social Welfare Office of District level or Taluka level

References & details:

  1. For more details regarding documents and other help please visit official website: http://socialjustice.nic.in
8 Comments

8 Comments

  1. Dasharath Shivappa Jamkhandi

    October 26, 2016 at 5:00 pm

    Petrol Or Diesel ( Fuel ) clause should be applicable to the person with disability with 40 % & above. There should not be condition of annual income. It should be applicable to disable person 1) Vehicle to be registered on applicant’s name. 2) It should be Invalid Carrier 3) Self driven car.

  2. Deepu Raj

    June 13, 2017 at 11:25 am

    In this post it says, to avail the fuel subsidy, the annual Income should be less than 3 Lakhs. But in the application form it says monthly income should not exceed Rs 2,500. That means maximum annual income of Rs 30,000.
    Please clarify.

    • Harshal Dhote

      June 14, 2017 at 3:23 pm

      Hi Deepu,

      Thanks for coming up with the query, monthly income should not exceed Rs 2,500/- i.e 30,000 a year.
      Required changes has been made to the article.

      best regards

  3. indrajeet

    June 26, 2017 at 9:55 am

    Plz send GR (government scheme documents)

  4. indrajeet

    June 26, 2017 at 9:57 am

    Plz send mi scheme document

    • Ram Sawai

      June 28, 2017 at 2:23 pm

      Hi Indrajeet,
      Petrol subsidy scheme for disable sponsored by a central government. Please visit Nearest Social Welfare Office. Thank you!

      Govinfo.me!

  5. Suneet

    June 27, 2017 at 12:25 pm

    In himachal mandi tehsil welfare officer does not know about petrol subsidy for handicapped scheme please tell me where I contact

    • Ram Sawai

      June 28, 2017 at 2:11 pm

      Hello Suneet,
      Petrol subsidy scheme for disable sponsored by a central government. Please visit Nearest Social Welfare Office. Thank you!

      Govinfo.me!

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