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Nagpur is Maharashtra's first city to give disability certificate to autistic kids

August 15, 2017

Nagpur city is to become the first in Maharashtra to issue disability certificate to children with autism.

The certificates will be issued from the Government Medical College (GMC) and Mayo Hospital from the second week of August.

This move will be beneficial for autistic children in the city. They will be able to get the benefits provided by private organizations, the state and the central government. Some of the schemes are Samarth, Niramaya, GyanPrabha, UddyamPrabha.

Parents will be able to get the certificates issued after paying a fee of Rs 10.

Other disability certificates will also be issued from the above hospitals such as the certificates for blindness, partial blindness, deaf, partially deaf, mentally retarded and leprosy.

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