New app will enable disabled in this Tamil Nadu district to apply for benefits easily

The Ramanathapuram district unit of the National Informatics Centre (NIC) has launched a user friendly mobile app for the disabled. This is a first of its kind initiative in Tamil Nadu.

People can download the app by visiting

The app has been developed by NIC to reduce the difficulties faced by the disabled so they can get the benefits of the government welfare schemes. They can use their smart mobile phones or visit the nearest Internet centre.

Disabled people who have registered with the DDAWO can get identity cards and benefits under the welfare schemes by applying online after downloading the app.

The app has been developed to apply for the national identity cards and check eligibility criteria and avail benefits under various welfare schemes. The NIC will introduce other features in the coming days.

So far nearly 28,000 disabled people have registered with the DDAWO in the district and they can use the benefits with their mobile phones.

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