Kerala Sruthitharagam Scheme 2023 application form is available to download in PDF format at socialsecuritymission.gov.in through online mode. In this scheme, the Kerala govt. is going to provide free cochlear implantation surgery for the children in the age group of 0-5 years, who are hearing impaired. The official website is now functional and people can know how to apply for Sruthitharagam Scheme at the official website.
This noble initiative “Sruthitharagam” aims at providing cochlear implant to children selected by Regional and State level technical committees for cochlear implantation and to provide financial support. The state cabinet committee has also approved the implementation of Kerala Sruthitharagam Scheme. In this article, we will tell you about how to apply for Sruthitharagam Scheme, eligibility criteria, objectives, hospitals list and complete details.
Kerala Sruthitharagam Scheme 2023 Application Form PDF
Below is complete process of how to download Kerala Sruthitharagam Scheme 2023 Application Form in PDF format through online mode:-
Step 1: Firstly visit the official Kerala Social Security Mission website at socialsecuritymission.gov.in
Step 2: On homepage, click at the “Application Forms” tab present in the main menu or directly click http://www.socialsecuritymission.gov.in/appln_info.php
Step 3: At the opened page, click at the “View” tab in front of “SRUTHITHARAGAM : Application for Spare & Accessories Cochlear Implant” link present in the list of schemes.
Step 4: Then Kerala Sruthitharagam Scheme Application Form PDF Download Page online will open as shown below which can even be obtained using this direct link:-
Step 5: All the interested applicants can download this Kerala Sruthitharagam Scheme Form 2023 in PDF format. After downloading, applicants will have to enter necessary details accurately in the form and submit it to the concerned authorities.
Applicants can even download Affidavit for Sruthitharangam through the link given here – Click Here
How to Apply for Kerala Sruthitharangam Scheme
The application with necessary documents should be submitted directly to the Executive Director, Kerala Social Security Mission. Upon subsequent verification of filled in application form along with documents, the concerned officer will approve your form and then eligible applicant can get assistance.
Eligibility Criteria for Kerala Sruthitharagam Scheme 2023
Only those applicants who fulfills the eligibility criteria mentioned below will become eligible for Kerala Sruthitharagam Scheme 2023:-
- The child should be in the age group of 0-3 years. However, the Screening Committee would be empowered to make exceptions beyond 3 years and up to 5 years of age on a case to case basis; where the committee feels that a high possibility of success exists or if there are other compelling technical reasons warranting or making an exception.
- The annual family income of the applicant should be below Rs. 2 Lakhs.
Kerala Social Security Mission (KSSM) is the implementing agency for the successful operation of Sruthitharagam Scheme.
Need for Sruthitharagam Scheme Implementation for 2023
Sruthitharangam (Cochlear Implantation Scheme) envisioned to provide free cochlear implantation surgery for the children in the age group of 0-5 years, who are hearing impaired. The early identification and intervention procedures initiated within six months of age should be the golden standard for the holistic development of a child with hearing loss.
Cochlear Implant is a proven option for the treatment of profound hearing loss. The children from poor families whose annual family income is below Rs. 2 lakh is eligible to get the benefit of this scheme. This scheme is implemented through Government as well as selected empaneled private hospitals in this field.
The objective of this project is to provide cochlear implant to children selected by Regional and State level technical committees for cochlear implantation and to provide financial support for auditory verbal habilitation (AVH) to operated children through empaneled hospital/ centers. For detailed information of the Kerala Sruthitharagam Scheme 2023, visit the link – Click Here
Hospitals List under Kerala Sruthitharangam Scheme
Here is the complete list of hospitals covered under Sruthitharagam Scheme:-
- Govt. Medical College Hospital, Trivandrum.
- Govt. Medical College Hospital, Kozhikode.
- Govt. Medical College Hospital, Kottayam.
- KIMS Hospital, Trivandrum.
- Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi.
- Dr Noushad’s ENT Institute and Research Centre, Ernakulam.
- West Fort Hi-Tech Hospital, Thrissur.
- Dr. Manoj’s ENT Super Speciality Institute & Research Centre, Kozhikode.
- MIMS Hospital, Kozhikode.
- ASCENT ENT Hospital, Perinthalmanna
Contact Details – Address for Communication
Kerala Social Security Mission,
Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695012
Phone No – 0471 2341200
For more details, visit the official website of Kerala Social Security Mission at http://www.socialsecuritymission.gov.in/schemes.php