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Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), Government of India invites applications for the post of Director, Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya National Institute for Persons with Physical Disabilities (Divyangjan), New Delhi an autonomous body under the administrative control of Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment.

Functions and Responsibilities:

To head the apex National level Institute and to assume full responsibilities for its overall development. To organize and conduct training programmes for professionals in the area of Rehabilitation of the Physically Handicapped, to organize and carry out research into different aspects of the welfare of handicapped and to organize services to them, to maintain close contact with training and research centres (Government as well as Non-Governmental working in the field) and develop proper documentation and information system. To function as the Administrative head of the Institute and assume full responsibility for any other duty assigned by the Institute.


Group ‘A’ Post



Master’s Degree in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PMR) or Orthopaedics or Bio-Medical Engineering with 55% marks with experience in the field of Rehabilitation of the Physical Disabilities for at least 10 years.


Master’s Degree with minimum of fifty five percentages (55%) marks from Indian Recognized University in Prosthetics & Orthotics (P&O)/Occupational Therapy (OT)/Physiotherapy (PT) with experience in the field of Rehabilitation of the Physical Disabilities for at least 10 years.


1. Ph. D in related area.

2. Experience of research in the field of rehabilitation work & published papers.

Mode of Recruitment:

On contractual/deputation basis for 3 years, extendable yearly upto 5 years.

Probation Period:

Two years

Pay and allowances:

The post is in the pay band (PB-4) of Rs. 37400-67000 plus grade pay of Rs. 8700/- with all allowances at Central Government rates.


Not exceeding 55 years.

Terms and conditions for appointment on contract basis

(i) Director may be appointed on contractual basis for a period of 3 (three) years. On appointment, his/her will be on probation for 2 (two) year from the date of appointment. If his/her services are found satisfactory, contract may be extended for a further period of 2 (two) years. He/She will however render himself liable to be discharged from the service if the work is found not satisfactory.

(ii) He/She will not be entitled to any Travelling Allowance for joining the appointment,

(iii) Accommodation will be provided in the Institute premises. (The incumbent will not be eligible for HRA).

(iv) He/She and members of his/her family will be entitled to medical facilities as per rules of the Institute.

(v) TA for journey on duty and leave entitlement will be regulated under the Rules of the Institute.

(vi) He/She will not be entitled for Provident Funds and LTC.

(vii) His/Her appointment will be subject to verification of character and antecedents by and through appropriate authority,

(viii) His/Her appointment will be subject to his/her being found medically fit by the competent authority,

(ix) On appointment he/she will be required to take the Oath of Allegiance under the Constitution of India, or make a solemn affirmation to this effect. (x) The appointment carries with it the liability to serve in any part of or outside India, as and when required. (xi) He/She will not be entitled to Pension/Terminal benefits.

(xii) He/She will be liable to be removed from the Office, if he (a) becomes of unsound mind, or (b) becomes insolvent or (c) is convicted of a criminal offence involving moral turpitude or (d) is hindrance to the achievements of the aims and objectives of the Institute, as reasonably determined by the President of General Council or Chairperson of Executive Council of the Institute, as the case may be.

(xiii) He/She may leave the office by giving three months notice subject to the same being accepted by the Government or Government may remove his/her from Office on three months notice without assigning any reasons to this effect.

How to apply:

Applications of Govt. officers will be routed through proper channel and will be accompanied with (i) Cadre Clearance (ii) Bio-data (in triplicate) in the proforma given at Annexure-I (iii) Attested photocopies of ACRs for the last five years (from 2011-12 to 2015-16) (iv) Vigilance Clearance (v) Integrity Certificate and (vi) Statement giving details of major or minor penalties imposed on the officer if any, during the last 10 years.

Applications with full particulars should reach the following address within 30 days from the date of publication of this advertisement. Application(s) received thereafter will not be considered under any circumstances.

Shri Sauranshu Sinha, Under Secretary (NIs)

Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment

Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan)

Government of India, Room No. 510, 5th Floor, Antyodaya Bhawan

CGO Complex, New Delhi – 110003


Proforma for Inviting applicaltion for the post of Director PDUNIPPD, New Delhi

1. Name: ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..

2. Date of birth and age as on the date of application: ………………………………………..

3. Nationality: ………………………………………………………………………………………………..

4. Present post held, office, scale of pay and pay therein, with date of appointment.

5. Service particulars in chronological order, post-wise:

S. No. Office & Post held From To Scale of Pay Nature of appointment (substantive/officiating ad-hoc) Nature of Duties

6. Educational Qualification with Division and percentage of marks obtained in chronological order.

7. Details of experience/Training:

8. Whether SC/ST/OBC, if so, mention the Caste/Tribe:

9. Any other details not covered by the above.

Place :

Date :

Signature of the applicant

(Name of the applicant)

Telephone No., if any

The information have been verified from the records and found to becorrect.

Signature of the Sponsoring Authority with Stamp

davp 38117/11/0103/1617

51/85/Autonomous Body/Recruitment/Post Graduate/Other/Deputation/Delhi

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