The District social welfare officers are responsible for the actual implementation of the welfare Schemes at the District level and they are assisted by the field staff.
I. Schemes in Social Welfare
|Details of Welfare Scheme||Details
of Grant / Relief Assistance by
|Eligibility for the Grant / Relief||Name of Competent Authority|
|1.Girl Child Protection Scheme||Fixed deposit of Rs.15,200/- will be made in each girl child's name, if there are two girl children,under scheme. In case, if the family has only one girl child, Fixed Deposit of Rs.22,200/- will be made in the girl child's name under scheme I||Rs. 50,000/- per annum for Scheme I if there is only one girl child to the parents and Rs.12,000 per annum for Scheme II||The District Social Welfare Officer|
Thalaivar MGR Nutritious Meal Programme
|To provide adequate nutrition to the children in the age group of 2 to 5 years pre-school children in the child welfare centers and children above 5 years of age studying in school from std I to X and thereby to improve the health and nutrition status of the children and develop their mental & Physical ability||To open nutritious meal center in schools, a minimum no of 25 children is required||District collector / Personal Assistant (NMP) to the Collector|
|1. Aim of the Scheme||To abolish Caste and Community feelings based on birth and wiping out the evils of untouchability. An incentive of Rs. 10000/-(Rs. 7000 in the form of National Savings Certificate and Rs. 3000/- cash towards marriage expenses) is given to the inter caste Marriage couples. An incentive of Rs. 20000/-(Rs. 10000 as NSC and Rs.10000/-cash towards marriage expenses) is given to the inter caste marriage couples if anyone of the spouse is SC/STT for marriages performed from 2.10.97 and there is no income ceiling.|
Conditions of the Schemes
(a) One of the Inter-Caste marriage Spouses
(b) Marriage between Forward Backward Community or MBC.
2. No income limit for Marriage performed from 2.10.97 if anyone of the spouse belongs to SC/ST and no income ceiling for other marriages performed from 23.4.98.
Year of Starting
|The Scheme was transferred from Adi-dravidar and Tribal Welfare Department to Social Welfare Department during September 1990|
|1. Aim of the Scheme||To help financially orphan girls for their marriage assistance Rs. 10000/- is provided.|
|2. Conditions of the Scheme||1. Should be an orphan Annual income should not be more than Rs. 12000/- per annum. should be between the age of 20 and 30 years only one Orphan from a family can avail this facility|
|3. Year of Starting||1985-86|
|1. Aim of the Scheme||Rehabilitation of widow by presenting incentives in the form of National Savings Certificate to both husband and wife to the value of Rs. 7000/- to be kept in deposit for 6 years and Rs. 3000/-cash.|
|2. Conditions of the Scheme||Restricted to destitute widows only in the age group of 20 to 30 years.|
|3. Years of Starting||1975-76|
|1 Aim of the Scheme||To Avoid the delay in the performance of marriage of the daughters of poor widow for want of adequate funds.|
|2. Conditions of the Scheme||1. Family
income of the widow should not be more the Rs. 12,000/- per annum.
2. Age of bride i.e. daughter of widow between 20 and 30 years.
3. This assistance of Rs. 10000/- allowed to only one daughter of the widow.
|3. Year of Starting||1981-82|
|1. Aim of the Scheme||Free Supply of text books and note books to widow a Children studying up to X Standard and Higher Secondary Course.|
|2. Conditions of the Scheme||Family income of the widow should not be more than Rs.12,000/- per annum.|
|3. Year of Starting||1978-79|
|4. Quantum of Assistance||I std to II std
= Rs.50 p.a.per child.
III std to V std = Rs.125 p.a.per Child.
IV std to VIII std =Rs.175 p.a.per Child.
IX std and X std =Rs.300 p.a.per Child.
+1 and +2 Classes 1 Rs. 600 p.a.per Child
|1. Aim of the Scheme||Rehabilitation of Destitute Widow Deserted wives socially handicapped women and physically handicapped men and women.|
|2. Conditions of the Schemes Destitute Widows||Socially handicapped women and physically handicapped men and women in the age group of 20-40 years. Should know tailoring.|
|1. Aim of the Scheme||To promote family planning discourage the tendency to prefer male child and eradicate female infanticide.|
|2. Conditions of the Schemes||The parent should have one or two girl children and no male child. mother within the age of 40 years should have undergone sterilization Annual income below Rs.12000. The 2nd Girl Child should less than 3 years of age at the time enrolment.|
|3. year of Starting||1992-93|
|4. Nature of Assistance||A sum of Rs.3000/-is deposited for a single female child and Rs.1500/- each for two female children in a family.|
|1. Aim of the Scheme||Mahalir Mandrams have been organized to bring together the women of rural areas cutting across various social and economical barriers|
|2. Year of Starting||1961|
|3. Number of Units||22 blocks|
|4. Strength||660 Mahalir Mandrams|
|1. Aim of the Scheme||To develop the economic activities through Mahalir Mandrams|
|2. Conditions of the Scheme||The best Mahalir Mandrams will be selected on the merit of marks obtained in all the activities.|
|3. Year of Starting||1967-68|
Name of the Office
|1||Commissionerate of Social Welfare Chennai - 5||Old Engineering College Complex, Chepauk, Chennai -5 Phone 28523718,28547020|
|2||Tamilnadu Corporation for Development of Women Ltd, Chennai- 32||No.100 Anna salai Guindy, Chennai - 32 Phone 22355904, 22352751|
|3||World Bank assisted ICDS-III Project Chennai||No.48
Dr. Muthulakshmi Salai, Adyar
|4||Directorate of Social Defence Chennai- 10||No.153 Purasawalkam High Road, Kellys, Chennai - 10 Phone- 26425082|
|5||State Commissionerate for the Disabled, Chennai - 4||No.2 Bakthavatchalam Road, Waran Square, Visalakshi Garden, St.Mary's Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 4 Phone- 24933031|