Office of the State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities

Government of Odisha, Bhubaneswar

Success Story

Bhima Marandi

The SCPD took Suo-motu cognizance of a news item under the caption “Dash Barsha hela Sikulire Bandha Hoichhi Bhima” published in the Odia daily the “Samaj” on 12.08.2013. The story described about Bhima Marandi S/o-Late Simal Marandi of village-Rangamatia (Mochisahi) under Rasgovindpur block, Dist-Mayurbhanj. He was reportedly a person with mental illness and has been in chains and has fallen ill. His condition was... Read more

Suo-motu Cognizance- Banishree Scholarship

The SCPD took Suo-motu cognizance on a news item which disclosed that applications for Banishree Scholarship of 164 students of Odagaon Block of District Nayagarh had been kept pending though the academic year has passed. On the records of SCPD a total number of 151 students with disabilities were provided with Banishree Scholarship and the A/C payee cheques were distributed to the beneficiaries in the presence of ABDO, SEO, BRCC and BRT.

Shri Bishnu Swain

Shri Bishnu Swain of vill-Eranch, Niali, Cuttack, a person with 95% loco-motor disability alleged on 27.11.2013 that though he submitted an application in the prescribed form to the Collector, Cuttack in the grievance cell on 24.12.2011, he has not been sanctioned disability pension or a house under IAY. The SCPD called upon the Collector, Cuttack and BDO, Niali to submit a detail report by 24.12.2013. A reminder was also sent to them on 01.... Read more

Suo motu Cognizance

The SCPD took Suo-motu cognizance of the advertisement no-1612 dt 03.07.2013 issued by the Collector, Dhenkanal for recruitment of 115 Junior clerk for Revenue Administration and Sub-Register’s office of Dhenkanal District published in the daily “Sambad” on 06.07.2013. Though there was a mention in such advertisement about 10 year upper age relaxation for PwDs and reservation of posts for ex-servicemen, physically... Read more