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Govt welfare benefits for differently-abled to rise

By: Isuru Parakrama

Colombo (LNW): The welfare benefits paid by the government for differently-abled persons will be increased disclosed State Minister of Social Empowerment of Sri Lanka Anupa Pasqual, speaking at a briefing yesterday (16).

Accordingly, the revision on the welfare benefits entitled to differently-abled persons will take place as follows;

  • Education welfare will rise to Rs. 20,000 from Rs. 10,000
  • Self-employment welfare will rise to Rs. 40,000 from Rs. 25,000
  • Welfare for equipment (aid) will rise to Rs. 35,000 from Rs. 15,000
  • Welfare for housing will rise to Rs. 500,000 from Rs. 250,000
  • Welfare for house repairing will rise to Rs. 250,000 from Rs. 150,000
  • Welfare for lavatory facilities will rise to Rs. 100,000

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