ADIP scheme- Assistance to Disabled Persons for Purchase/Fitting of Aids and Appliances.
- The ADIP Scheme is in operation since 1981 .
- The main objective is to assist the needy disabled persons in procuring durable, sophisticated and scientifically manufactured, modern, standard aids and appliances that can promote their physical, social and psychological rehabilitation by reducing the effects of disabilities and enhance their economic potential.
- The scheme also envisages conduct of corrective surgeries, wherever required, before providing an assistive device.
- Under the Scheme, grants-in-aid are released to various implementing agencies (Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO)/National Institutes/Composite Regional Centres/District Disability Rehabilitation Centres/ State Handicapped Development Corporations/ NGOs, etc.) for purchase and distribution of aids and assistive devices.