The Deepam can offer a daycare with educational activities for both youth and children from the surrounding villages for who have special needs. In the outpatients from the villages and from the Auroville receive physiotherapy and occupational therapy and also speech therapy etc. if required the children also receives the health care center and nutrition and also appliances.
In between the Auroville health care center and last school, the Deepam is located. In the government of Andhra Pradesh is providing LPG connections to women of all BPL families to reduce the dependence on the forest for firewood and also you can improve their health status.
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The government is also removing the drudgery due to the conventional cooking and improve the general environment of the Andhra Pradesh state. The state government is paying the security deposit of the public sector oil companies and Bharath Petroleum Corporation, Hindustan Petroleum and also Indian oil petroleum for the release of LPG connections on behalf of the beneficiaries selected under this schemes. This scheme is already started at rural areas has launched in July 1999 and in urban areas since February 2000. The Deepam means the frame or light. In the Indian oil lamp with an open flame or light is called as Deepam.
We kindly thanks to donations and you could gradually build up a center where children able to expand our services to more than 50 of the surrounding villages. children of all ages could prefer to work the babies and small children as early intervention is most successful. Since from the beginning of our project only a few of the patients can receive the treatment, already all are known.
In all disabilities we can see varied at different types they are birth disorders, hemiplegia, cerebral and muscular dystrophy and also polio, mental retardation etc. The most of the people in our children’s come from poor families and at the social circumstances in the local villages are very difficult. There is a misuse of alcohol and a high percentage of illiteracy. There is no social security system for old age people and accident or sickness people also in the society. It is a very big burden for a family to take care of a child who is affected with a disability in people in our society.
Security deposits rate for the releasing of LPG connections from 1999:
The refundable security deposits for releasing of LPG connection under the Deepam schemes offer for each and every house of our society.
From the July 3, 1999: cylinder Rs.900 and Rs.100 for the regulator and the total amount are Rs.1000.
From the January 1st, 2002: Rs.700 for cylinder and Rs.100 for the regulator in and the total amount is Rs.800.
From the March 3rd, 2003: Rs. 650 for cylinder and Rs.100 for the regulator and the total amount is Rs.750.
From the January 1st, 2005: Rs.850 for cylinder and Rs.100 for the regulator and the total amount are 950.
From the May 27th,008: Rs.1250 for cylinder and Rs.150 for the regulator and the total amount are 1400.
From the October 9th, 2012: Rs.1450 for cylinder and Rs.150 for the regulator and the total amount are 1600.
Now the tribal scheme is: Rs.800 for cylinder and Rs.150 for the regulator and the total amount are 950.