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Resource id #4 Goa government offers V.R.S. for parents of children with disabilities - Volume 6 Issue 5: Disability News and Information Service for India

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Volume 6 Issue 5 - August 15, 2009

Goa government offers V.R.S. for parents of children with disabilities

D.N.I.S. News Network, India: The Goa government has come out with a special Voluntary Retirement Scheme for employees who have children with disabilities. This was announced by Chief Minister, Digambar Kamat while presenting the Additional Budget for the current year.

The scheme also includes financial benefits to ensure better care for disabled children. The Chief Minister said that the modalities for the scheme are being worked out. However, a provision of Rs. 100 lakh has been made in the Budget. He also said that the Government is also formulating a scheme to take care of children with disabilities in case of untimely death of their parents.

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