The Government of Pakistan has introduced the Prime Minister Electric Wheelchair Scheme in phase II. Prime Minister Electric Wheel Chair for disabled People has been introduced for the Disabled People who are studying in HEC approved universities across Pakistan. HEC Electric Wheelchair Scheme Phase 2 has been announced in the month of March. Last Date for Online Apply for Prime Minister Electric Wheel Chair was 30 April 2020. Online Portal for Online Registration of PM Electric Wheelchair phase II is open, disable persons can register themselves for PM HEC Electric Wheel Chair Phase 2.
Electric Wheelchair in Pakistan is being given to Disabled students of HEC approved Government and Private Universities according to a treaty signed by Pakistan in United Nation in 2008. According to United Nation Standard Development Goals, a very Good initiative has been taken by the government of Pakistan by distributing motorized Electric wheelchair to the student with disability studying in universities. 42 Electric Wheelchairs have been distributed amongst the vulnerable person with a disability.
Who are eligible for HEC PM Electric Wheelchair program phase-2
Following are the students who can get the PM Wheelchair HEC Phase 2 as;
- Has a physical disability that he could not move without the help of wheel chair or any other person
- He could not cross the hindrance due to paralysis or poor function of his legs
- The Student has one leg or both without legs
- He is permanent disable and could not move on foot or on his legs
- He has an authorized disability certificate.
- He should study in Undergraduate, Post Graduate, M.S/ M.Phill or PhDs program
- He should be studying in HEC approved universities and their colleges in Pakistan including Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Jammu Kashmir.
However, the following are not eligible for Prime Minister Electric Wheelchair Program in phase II
- Those who have received Prime Minister Electric Wheel chair in phase-I
- Those who look physically fit to move from one place to another place instead of disability.
How to apply for Prime Minister Electric Wheelchair
Applicants who want to apply for Prime Minister Electric Wheel chair Scheme in phase-II and meet all required criteria are advised to go to the official website of hec.gov.pk or apply at the link https://eportal.hec.gov.pk/wheelchair or click on the button below to apply for HEC Electric wheel Chair scheme 2020. Create your login ID and Password and enter the required information in the online application form for Prime Minister Electric Wheelchair program phase-II.
Print out the online filled application form for an electric wheelchair and attached required documents and submit it to your concerned nominated officer of your College/University.
List of selected candidate for Prime Minister Wheelchair Scheme
After evaluation of the applications submitted by the desired disables students for Prime Minister Electric Wheelchair Scheme, the list of successful candidates will be shared with all Universities. The Students would also be informed through call and their E-mail Address. However, the concerned universities will be responsible for the disbursement of Electric wheelchair to selected and desired candidates. The list of vendors of Electric Wheelchair will be shared with selected students of Electric Wheelchair so that they can easily repair or service the Electric Wheelchair due to any fault within warranty timeline free of cost.
PM electric Wheelchair apply date extended
The Higher Education Commissioner has extended the date of applying for the PM HEC Electric Wheelchair scheme 2020. The decision was taken due to the current outbreak of COVID-19 and the closures of all educational institutions and universities/colleges. Now the last date for apply of Electric Wheelchair Scheme Prime Minister Pakistan.