EX-SERVICEMEN WELFARE BOARD
OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF EX-SERVICEMEN’S WELFARE, THANJAVUR
The Department of Ex-Servicemen’s Welfare is under the administrative control of the Public Department, and is responsible for the rehabilitation and resettlement of ex-servicemen and their dependents and welfare of the families of Serving Defence. Personnel in the State. All Welfare Schemes are being implemented through the District Office. The Special Secretary to Government, Public Department is the Ex-Officio Director of Ex-Servicemen’s Welfare and the controlling Officer is the Additional Director, Directorate of Ex-Servicemen’s Welfare, Chennai.
The District Collector is the President of the District Soldier’s, Sailor’s and Airmen’s Board and the Deputy/Assistant Director Ex-Servicemen’s Welfare of the District is the Secretary. Office of Assistant Director of Ex-Servicemen’s Welfare of Thanjavur is functioning in the below mentioned address:
Muthu Kumara Moopanar Salai,
Opposite to Head Post Office,
Thanjavur – 613001.
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The Directorate of Ex-servicemen’s Welfare co-ordinates and controls the following Welfare activities of the District Offices.
Schemes Operated Under Tamil Nadu Ex-Services Personnel Benevolent Fund
|Nature of Assistance
|Lifetime Grant to World War Veterans
|Lifetime Grant to widows of World War Veterans
|Life time monthly Grant to old and infirm Non pensioner ESM/ Widows above 60 Yrs
|Ex-Servicemen who are suffering from T.B/ Leprosy / Cancer and undergoing in-patient treatment in the T.B.Sanatorium/ Leprosarium / Cancer institute approved by the Government of Tamil Nadu as well as in the Government General Hospitals/ Rehabilitation Homes.
Pocket Money of
Rs.50/- per day
|To T.B/ Leprosy Patients of the Sanatoprium / Leprosarium to visit their homes periodically, i.e., once in a year
|Grant towards the purchase of spectacles and hearing aid apparatus etc., as recommended by the specialists.
|Up to Maximum of
|Lifetime Grant to Totally Blind, provided they are not in receipt of any assistance from other sources.
|Lifetime Grant to Cancer Patients
|Lifetime Grant to Paraplegic
|Lifetime Grant to those affected by Leprosy
|Lifetime Grant to Tuberculosis Patients
|Lifetime Grant to differently abled to Ex-Servicemen and their Dependents
|Lifetime Grant to Mentally Retarded Children
|Lifetime Grant to Mentally Challenged Wife / Widow
|Lifetime Grant to the children of Ex-Servicemen who are affected by Cancer, Paraplegic and Totally Blind
|Lifetime Grant to the Children of Ex-Servicemen who are affected by Tuberculosis and Leprosy
|Marriage Grant to two daughters of ESM
(One Time Grant)
|Grant for alleviation of distress due to fire, flood civil riots, accidental death and other natural calamities
Upto a maximum of
|To the war widows/war disabled and to the recipients of Param Vir Chakra, Ashok Chakra, Maha Vir Chakra, Kirti Chakra, Vir Chakra, Shaurya Chakra and to the widows who are in receipt of Defence Family Pension
|Reimbursement of House Tax
(Ceiling upto Rs.10,000/-)
|Gift articles of Leprosy patients on the eve of Deepavali festival
|Grant for meeting Funeral expenses of Ex-Servicemen and Ex-Service Officer
|Rs.10,000/- (One Time Grant)
|Grant for meeting Funeral expenses of widows of Ex-Servicemen and Ex-Service Officer
(One Time Grant)
|Grant for major surgeries, such as kidney Transplantation or Open Heart Surgery to Non-Pensioner Ex-Servicemen
|Home Loan Subsidy for Purchase / Construction of New House for Ex-Servicemen and widows
(One Time Grant)
|To Orphan Children of Ex-Servicemen
|Actual Educational Expenses
|To dependants of Ex-Servicemen/ Serving Soldier who complete the course in the Tailoring Units run by the Department
|Free Sewing Machines
|To trainees of Tailoring Units run by the Department
Stipend of Rs.50/- per day Rs.1,000/- for Raw Materials
|To those undergoing training at Queen Mary’s Technical Institute for disabled soldiers at Kirkee, Pune
|Technical grant to Ex-Servicemen, widows and their Wards who undergo Training and pass the Exam conducted by DOTE
|Typewriting Lower Rs.3,000/- Typewriting Higher Rs.5,000/-
Shorthand Lower Rs.7,000/-
Shorthand Higher Rs.10,000/-
|Recruitment Rally expenditure to District Administration
Per rally (Maximum 5 Rallies per year)
Schemes Operated Under Amalgamated Fund
WELFARE MEASURE OF BATTLE CASUALTIES:
|Marriage Grant of Rs.1,00,000/- and 8 gms Gold Coin for making Thirumangalyam for the daughters of Defence Personnel killed or disabled in
action with disabilities 50% and above. Similarly, Rs.50,000/- and 8 gms Gold Coin for making Thirumangalyam whose disability is less than 50%.
|Annual Maintenance Grant of Rs.25,000/- to the next of kin of Defence Personnel killed and to the personnel disabled in war / War – like operations for life time.
|Housing Grant of Rs.50,000/- to widows of Defence Personnel killed and to the personnel disabled in action in all conflicts after Independence (One Time)
|Ex-Gratia of Rs.2,00,000/- to the War Widows/ Next of kin of Battle Casualties and of Rs.1,00,000/- to the Defence Personnel Disabled in action.
INITIATIVES TO SUPPORT SELF EMPLOYMENT:
Reimbursement of 75% of interest of Bank Loans, upto a maximum of Rs.10.00 Lakhs, for Self employment ventures.
Reimbursement of 100% of interest of Bank Loans, upto maximum of Rs.15.00 Lakhs availed by Self Help Groups of Ex-Servicemen and their widows, for self employment activities.
Subsidy of 25% subject to a maximum of Rs.50,000/- on the cost of industrial Shed/ Plot for venture in Industrial activities.
INITIATIVES TO SUPPORT EDUCATION AMONG WARDS OF EX-SERVICEMEN
Ex-Servicemen Children Literacy improvement grant (ECLIG) to the wards of Ex-Servicemen ranging from Rs.2,000/- to Rs.10,000/- per student per annum from 1st std to Post Graduate Level (Academic Courses).
ECLIG of Rs.25,000/- p.a to all Technical / Professional / Vocational Degree and Post Graduate Courses to Wards of Ex-Servicemen
ECLIG of Rs.20,000/- p.a to all Diploma Courses in Polytechnic to Wards of Ex-Servicemen
ECLIG of Rs.10,000/- p.a. to all ITI / Certificate Courses approved by Government to Wards of Ex-Servicemen
Lumpsum Grant of Rs.25,000/- to Rs.1,00,000/- paid to Children of Ex-Servicemen joining Indian Armed Forces.
|An incentive of Rs.50,000/- per student per annum to the wards of Ex-Servicemen studying in IITs / IIMs and National Law Schools who are native of Tamil Nadu up to the rank of JCOs including Honorary Commissioned Officers from academic year 2022-2023
|An incentive of Rs.25,000/- per student per annum to the wards of Ex-Servicemen who are studying in Sainik Schools w.e.f. 2022-23.
Honouring the Parents
To honour the parents those who have contributed to the cause to the Nation by way of sending their only son / daughter or more than one son / daughter to Armed Forces by awarding them with War Services Incentive as indicated below:
|Parents who have sent their only son / daughter
|Rs.20,000/- (One Time Grant) Plus Silver Medal Worth Rs.1,000/-
|Parents who have sent more than one son/ daughter
|Rs.25,000/- (One Time Grant) Plus Silver Medal worth Rs.1,000/-