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Haryana Government enhances unemployment allowance for the disabled

D.N.I.S. News Network The Haryana Government has decided to raise the unemployment allowance by almost three times, for educated people with not less than 70 per cent physical disability.

Thus, the earlier unemployment monthly allowance of Rs. 400 for those who have studied up to middle level would be increased to Rs. 1000; matriculates would get Rs. 1,500 instead of Rs. 500; and those with higher educational qualifications or diploma would get Rs. 2000 in place of the earlier amount of Rs. 600.

Disability Commissioner Baldev Karora recently made this announcement, also stating that the revised rates would be effective from 1 April 2006.