State Nodal Agency Centre (SNAC) is the institutional arrangements of the National Trust at the State level to support and take forward its activities. One SNAC in every State is appointed from amongst the reputed and well established NGOs registered with the National Trust. Every SNAC has to “know” its area i.e. has to keep comprehensive information about other NGOs, Govt. functionaries & other stakeholders in its area. A report in a prescribed format has to be prepared and shared with the National Trust. SNAC has a State Co-ordinator to exclusively carryout the activities of the National Trust. The jurisdiction of SNAC extends to the entire State.
The Role of SNAC
- To plan and monitor the activities of National Trust.
- To coordinate Niramaya Health Insurance scheme of National Trust.
- Data Bank of all NGOs working in this field
- To coordinate with the Government Department to implement activities of National Trust under SNAC.
- To document the activities, events/programs of SNAC
- To write quarterly reports of the activities and send it to the NT under SNAC
- To work with the children & adults with disabilities defined under NT Act and their parents.
- To organize meetings, trainings, workshops/seminars etc. under SNAC
A State Level Co-ordination Committee (SLCC) is headed by the Principal Secretary (Chairman) and SNAC as its convenor (member secretary) has been constituted to provide a forum to interact and liaison with the State Govt. and to ensure greater co-ordination & co-operation among different stakeholders in carrying out the activities for the welfare of Persons with Disabilities.
The National Trust is a statutory body under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, set up under the “National Trust for the Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities Act, 1999. Vision “An inclusive society which values human diversity and enables and empowers full participation […]
A Health Insurance Scheme for Persons with Autism, Mental Retardation, Cerebral Palsy and Multiple Disabilities Benefits: It provides the health coverage of up to Rs. 1 lakh per annum (reimbursement only) for a range of medical treatments like Hospitalisation: Up to Rs. 1, 00,000/- Surgery : Up to Rs.50,000/- Non Surgical: Up to Rs. 15,000/- […]
The Registered organisations (ROs) are The Association of People with Disabilities/ The Parents Associations/ NGOs/Special schools who are registered under National Trust. SNAC will coordinate with ROs directly to implement NT schemes & programmes in the districts. SNAC will update the information to the ROs to reach unreached people. List of Registered Organisations […]
The uniqueness of National Trust Act 1999 was the emergence of the concept of Local Level Committee, the Quasi Judicial Body which is mandated to ensure the Security and Welfare both of Person and Property needless to say the grant of Legal Guardianship (a function identical to that of a Dist. Court under Wards […]