The scheme was started in 2008-09. This scheme covers mentally retarded children and children with multiple disabilities who are in the age group of 0-18 years and are unable to attend formal education, training etc. due to their disability. They are completely dependent on their parents and relatives and need constant supervision and care from their families. Financial Assistance shall be admissible under the scheme @ Rs. 1400/- p.m. w.e.f. November, 2018 to every such disabled child in the family of the applicant.