3.3 Constant Attendance Allowance
A constant attendance allowance is payable to an employee who suffers from a total temporary incapacity or a 100% disability and who requires the constant attendance of another person subject to medical recommendation. The present monthly allowance is Rs 647.
A beneficiary of Industrial Injury Allowance or Disablement Benefit also qualifies for refund of travelling fares (bus fares or taxi fares) for expenses incurred for following treatment at a medical institution.
To qualify for taxi fares, the beneficiary should be medically certified not to be able to travel by bus.
(a) ARTIFICIAL AIDS :- e.g. spectacles, dentures, orthopaedic appliances etc.
A sufficient amount to cover a reasonable cost of the artificial aids, their maintenance and renewal.
Where urgent medical treatment in a private clinic is necessary, a reasonable sum not exceeding Rs 4000 is payable.
(c) DOCUMENTS TO BE PRODUCED
(i) Birth Certificate
(ii) National Identity Card
(iii) Medical Certificates/ Evidence
(iv) Bank Account Number and name of bank