As per the provisions of the Chhattisgarh Nirashriton evam Nirdhan Vyaktiyon ki Sahayata Adhiniyam, 1970 as amended 2010, assistance is being provided for the social and economic rehabilitation of destitute, poor, Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) and senior citizens. The Social Welfare Department has been declared as the nodal department for implementing and monitoring the schemes for the welfare of third gender persons. Under skill development programme (Beauty parlor, Catering, Fashion Design, tailoring etc.) a provision of grant-in-aid has been kept for self help groups.
"Chhattisgarh Mukhyamantri Tirth Yatra Yojana" has been started on December 04, 2012 for senior citizens of 60 years and above for providing free travel of various pilgrimage sites outside the state. Under this scheme senior citizens will be benefited once in their lifetime. In this sequence, Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) are also benifited for travelling pilgrimage sites.