Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal Programme

Introduction

Scheme of Financial Assistance and Gold Coin for Thirumangalyam under Marriage Assistance Scheme. The Honorable Chief Minister ordered a novel scheme for providing 4 grams of Gold of 22 carat for making Mangalyam to beneficiaries covered under the existing marriage assistance scheme on 17-05-2011. Under the schemes, Rs.25,000/- is given to the beneficiaries.  To encourage the girl’s higher education, the Honorable Chief Minister ordered Rs. 50,000/- as marriage assistance for degree and diploma holder girls.

From 23.05.2016 onwards 4 grams of Gold of 22 carat for making Mangalyam is enhanced to 8 grams of Gold 22 carat.

District Social Welfare Office Chart

Schemes

  1. Marriage Assistance Scheme
  2. Chief Minister Two Girl Child Protection Scheme
  1. Marriage Assistance Scheme:
  • Moovalur Ramamirtham Ammaiyar Ninavu Marriage Assistance Scheme. 18 Years old Girls belonging poor families and studied up-to 10th standard and scheduled tribes girls studied up-to 5th standard are covered under this scheme.  Annual family income is Rs. 72000/-.   25,000/- + 8 grams of gold coinis given.  The beneficiaries are the girls and parents from poor families.  Those who studied up to graduates are given Rs. 50,000/- + 8 grams gold coin.
  • Dharmambal Ammaiyar Ninaivu Widow Remarriage Assistance Scheme. Under this scheme, young widows who get remarried are given financial assistance of Rs.15,000/- cash and Rs. 10,000/- as NSC + 8 grams gold coin.  For graduates Rs.30000/- cash and       Rs. 20,000/- as NSC + 8 grams gold coin is given.No income ceiling and education qualification to avail the benefit.
  • EVR Maniammaiyar Ninaivu Marriage Assistance Scheme. This scheme is for daughters of poor widows.  Annual family income is      72000/-.  Rs.25,000/- as cash and 8 grams of gold coin is given. Those who studied up to graduates Rs.50,000 + 8 grams gold coin is given.
  • Annai Theresa Ninaivu Marriage Assistance Scheme. 25,000/- + 8 grams of gold coin is given in form of cash for orphan’s Girl’s marriage.  Those who studied up to graduates Rs. 50,000/- and 8 grams gold coin is given.  No income ceiling for availing this benefit.
  • Muthulakshmi Reddy Ninaivu Inter-caste Marriage Assistance Scheme. Inter-caste Marriage couple is given financial assistance of Rs. 15,000/- cash,Rs. 10,000/-as NSC and 8 grams of gold coin.  For graduates Rs.30,000/- cash ,Rs. 20,000/- as NSC and 8 grams of gold coin is given.  No income ceiling for availing the benefit.
  1. Chief Minister Two Girl Child Protection Scheme
  • Chief Minister Girl Child Protection Scheme – Introduced in 1992 and restructured in 2001 and 2011. There are two schemes.

Scheme-1 is for parents with one female child and either of parent underwent family planning before 35 years of age.  Rs.50,000/- is deposited in the name of the child in the Tamil Nadu Power Finance Corporation.  This amount is given to the child subject to the condition that the girl child should not married before the age of 18 years and should have studied upto 10 standard.  On maturity, the amount given to the child.

Scheme-2

is for parents with two girl children and either of parent underwent family planning before 35 years of age.  Rs.25,000/- is each deposited in the name of two children. This amount is given to the child subject to the condition that the girl child should not married before the age of 18 years and should have studied upto 10 standard.  On maturity, the amount given to the child.