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Maharashtra - Apply for Financial Aid to Transgenders for Sex Reassignment Surgery

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Procedure[edit]

Apply In Person

  1. To Apply for Financial Aid to Transgenders for Sex Reassignment Surgery, the applicant has to approach their respective District Social Justice Offices link
  2. The applicant can obtain the application form from the concerned officer.
  3. The applicant has to fill in all the necessary details in the application form. (Incomplete applications are not accepted)
  4. Make sure that the applicant has to attach all the necessary documents that are mentioned in the “Required Documents” section of this page.
  5. The applicant has to attach photocopies of the required documents along with the application form while submitting it.
  6. Submit all the documents with the completed form to the concerned officer.
  7. The fee for this procedure is free of cost.
  8. After receiving the application, the concerned authority will check the submitted application and document set. If all are in place, the application will be accepted.
  9. An acknowledgment receipt will be provided. Please save it for future reference, it contains the application summary and contact details of the person to be contacted.
  10. Then the application will be processed further. All the updates on the application status will be sent via SMS to the applicant’s mobile number.
  11. Once the process is completed successfully, the applicant gets the financial aid.
  12. The processing time for this procedure is up to 15 - 30 days.



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Required Documents[edit]

  • Completed Application form
  • The applicants must possess Transgender Identity cards.
  • Address proof (Aadhar, Voters ID).
  • Medical Report regarding the SRS from the Hospital and declaration from the concerned Doctor.
  • Bank account details with IFSC code.
  • Self-declaration statement (as included in the application form)



Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Social Justice & Special Assistance Department
1st Floor, Annex Building,
Mantralay, Madam Cama Road,
Hutatma Rajguru Chowk,
Nariman Point, Mumbai - 400032
Office Phone: 022-22025251, 22028660
Email: [email protected]
Contact link

Eligibility[edit]

  • Any transgender above 18 years of age who intends to apply for Financial Aid to Transgenders for Sex Reassignment Surgery is eligible to make this application.



Fees[edit]

  • The Fee for this procedure is free of cost.



Validity[edit]

  • The Financial Aid to Transgenders for Sex Reassignment Surgery is valid for one time.



Documents to Use[edit]

Please attach documents that can be used by people. e.g. links



Sample Documents[edit]

Please attach sample completed documents that would help other people.



Processing Time[edit]

  • This entire process can be completed in one month or as per the timeline advised by the respective department authority.



Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications.
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type='website'>video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites.
Please remove the '&' inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver,
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
e.g In the following url 'http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0US7oR_t3M' Video ID is 'Y0US7oR_t3M'.



Instructions[edit]

  • Applicants must complete the application form before submitting it. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  • Applicants must provide genuine information while applying for this procedure.



Required Information[edit]

  • Name of the applicant
  • Address
  • City
  • State
  • Pin code
  • Mobile number
  • Bank Account number
  • Bank name
  • Branch address
  • IFSC code
  • Contact Details



Need for the Document[edit]

  • Social Justice Department has formulated a scheme which provides financial assistance to Transgender persons for undergoing sex reassignment surgery. The maximum amount of financial assistance will be up to Rs. 2 lakhs.



Information which might help[edit]

  • Majority of Transgender people often experience Gender diversity which involves conflict between their biological sex and gender identity. As an alternative to solve this gender diversity the transgender persons often resort to Sex Reassignment Surgery (SRS). Surgical transition may include several procedures and is complicated and expensive.



Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.



External Links[edit]

Link


Others[edit]

Sex Reassignment Surgery

  • Gender affirmation surgery refers to procedures that help people transition to their self-identified gender. Gender-affirming options may include facial surgery, top surgery or bottom surgery. Most people who choose gender affirmation surgeries report improved mental health and quality of life.