SOCIAL WELFARE AND NUTRITIOUS MEAL PROGRAMME DEPARTMENT

SALEM DISTRICT

Under the visionary and dynamic leadership of the Hon’ble Chief Minister Tamil Nadu’s image as modern welfare State, has reached a new high. By announcing a slew of measures for the aged and the infirm, women and children, the girl child in particular, as well as for specially affected groups like transgender, the Hon’ble Chief Minister has set new standards in social governance to enable weaker sections to live with dignity and to be able to reach their full potential.

Social welfare Department is implementing the following schemes: 

  • Moovalur Ramamirtham Ammaiyar Ninaivu marriage Assistance Scheme.
  • Dr. Dharmambal Ammaiyar Ninaivu Widow Remarriage Assistance Scheme.
  • E.V.R. Maniammaiyar Ninaivu Marriage Assistance Scheme for Daughters of Poor widows.
  • Annai Theresa Ninaivu Marriage Assistance Scheme for Orphan Girls.

Above Five Marriage Schemes detailed given below :

SOCIAL WELFARE DEPARTMENT – SALEM DISTRICT

1. MOOVALUR RAMAMIRTHAM AMMAIYAR NINAIVU MARRIAGE ASSISTANCE SCHEME :

Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy Ninaivu Inter-caste Marriage Assistance Scheme.

1 Name of the Scheme MOOVALUR RAMAMIRTHAM AMMAIYAR NINAIVU MARRIAGE ASSISTANCE SCHEME
2  

Objectives of the Scheme

 

To help financially poor parents in getting their daughter’s married and to promote the educational status of poor girls.
3  

Assistance provided

 

1.From 17.05.2011 to promote higher Educational Status of poor women Financial Assistance of Rs.50,000/- for those who completed Graduation or Diploma (3 years) with  4 grams of 22 ct gold coin. Similarly Rs.25,000 with 4 grams of 22 ct gold coin for those studied 10th Standard.

2.G.O.M.S.No47 SW/NMP Dept : from 23.05.2016

8grams   of    22 ct    gold coin    (1 Sovereign).

CM Announced

4 To whom the benefit is due Girls belonging to Poor Families and below poverty line
5 When the benefit is due Before marriage
6 Eligibility Criteria
a Educational Qualifications The bride should studied upto 10th Standard to receive assistance of Rs.25,000/- or  should completed Graduation or Diploma (3Years) to receive assistance of Rs.50,000/-.
b Income limit Not exceeding Rs.72,000/- per annum
c Age limit Bride should have completed 18 years of age
d Other Criteria Only one girl from a family is eligible
e  

Time limit for sending Application

 

Within 40 day before the date of Marriage. However even one day prior to marriage also applications are accepted.
7 Officer to be contacted 1 Panchayat Union Commissioner (for Rural areas)
2 District Social Welfare Officers
3

 

Extension Officer (Social Welfare) and Rural

Welfare Officer (Women)

8 Probable time limit for processing applications 15 days from the date of receipt of application
9 Grievances if any to be reported to At District level – District Collector /

District Social Welfare Officer

At State level – Commissioner of Social Welfare, Chennai.

2. E.V.R. MANIAMMAIYAR NINAIVU POOR WIDOW’S DAUGHTER’S MARRIAGE ASSISTANCE SCHEME :

1 Name of the Scheme E.V.R. MANIAMMAIYAR NINAIVU POOR WIDOW’S DAUGHTER’S MARRIAGE ASSISTANCE SCHEME
2 Objectives of the Scheme To help the poor mothers who are widows by providing financial assistance
3 Quantum of Assistance

 

1.From 17.05.2011 Financial Assistance of Rs.50,000/- for   those who completed Graduation or Diplomo (3 years)  with  4 grams of 22 ct gold coin. Similarly Rs.25,000 with  4 grams of 22 ct gold coin for those studied 10th Standard.

2.G.O.M.S.No47 SW/NMP Dept : from 23.05.2016

8grams of  22 ct gold coin (1 Sovereign).

CM Announced

4 To whom the benefit is due Poor Widows
5 When the benefit is due Before marriage
6  

Eligibility Criteria

 

a Educational Qualifications
b Income limit Not exceeding Rs.72,000/- per annum
c Age limit No age Limit
d Other Criteria Only one daughter of poor widow is eligible
e  

Time limit for sending Application

 

Within 40 day before the date of Marriage. However even one day prior to marriage also applications are accepted.
7 Officer to be contacted 1 District Social Welfare Officers
2 Extension Officer (Social Welfare) and Rural Welfare Officer (Women)
8  

Certificate to be enclosed with the application

 

1 Death Certificate of the Husband of the Widowed mother /  Widow Certificate
2 Income certificate of the Family of the Widow
3 Age Certificate of the daughter of the poor widow
9 Probable time limit for processing applications 15 days from the date of receipt of application
10 Grievances if any to be reported to  

At District level – District Collector /

District Social Welfare Officer

At State level – Commissioner  of Social Welfare, Chennai.

3. ANNAI TERESA NINAIVU ORPHAN GIRLS MARRIAGE ASSISTANCE  SCHEME :

1 Name of the Scheme ANNAI TERESA NINAIVU ORPHAN GIRLS MARRIAGE ASSISTANCE SCHEME

 

2 Objectives of the Scheme  

To help financially the Orphan Girls for their marriage

 

3 Assistance provided

 

1.From 17.05.2011 Financial Assistance of Rs.50,000/- for    those who completed Graduation or Diplomo (3 years)   with  4 grams of 22 ct gold coin. Similarly Rs.25,000 with    4 grams of 22 ct gold coin for those studied 10th Standard.

2.G.O.M.S.No47 SW/NMP Dept :dt from 23.05.2016  8grams of  22 ct gold coin (1 Sovereign).

4 To whom the benefit is due  

Orphan Girls

5  

Eligibility Criteria

 

a Educational Qualifications Nil & Graduate
b Income limit No Income Ceiling
c Age limit No age Limit
d Other Criteria Nil
e  

Time limit for sending Application

 

Within 40 day before the date of Marriage. However even one day prior to marriage also applications are accepted.
6 Officer to be contacted 1 District Social Welfare Officers
2 Extension Officer (Social Welfare) and Rural Welfare Officer (Women)
7 Certificate to be enclosed with the application

 

1 Certificate showing that the applicant is an Orphan (MLA / MP)
2 Age Certificate of the applicant
8  

Probable time limit for processing applications

 

Within 15 days from the date of receipt of the application
9 Grievances if any to be reported to At District level – District Collector /

District Social Welfare Officer

At State level – Commissioner  of Social Welfare, Chennai.

4. DR. DHARMAMBAL AMMAIYAR NINAIVU WIDOW REMARRIAGE SCHEME :

1 Name of the Scheme  

DR. DHARMAMBAL AMMAIYAR NINAIVU WIDOW REMARRIAGE  SCHEME

2 Objectives of the Scheme To encourage widow remarriage and to rehabilitate widows.
3  

Quantum of Assistance

 

a) Rs.50,000/- (Rs.20,000/- as National Savings

Certificate and Rs.30,000/-  Cash.) Graduate

b) Rs.25,000/- (Rs.10,000/- as National Savings

Certificate  and Rs.15,000/- by  Cash) – Non

Graduate

4 To whom the benefit is due To the Re marriage couples
5 Eligibility Criteria
a Educational Qualifications Nil & Graduate
b Income limit No Income Ceiling
c Age limit No age Limit
d Other Criteria Nil
e  

Time limit for sending Application

 

Within 6 months from the date of marriage
6 Officer to be contacted 1 District Social Welfare Officers
2 Extension Officer (Social Welfare) and Rural Welfare Officer (Women)
7 Certificate to be enclosed with the application

 

 

1 Death Certificate of the first husband of the remarried widow
2 Certificate of Proof of the 2nd marriage of the remarried widow
3 Age Certificate of the remarried widow
4 Marriage invitation of the 2nd marriage of the remarried widow
8  

Probable time limit for processing applications

 

Within 15 days from the date of receipt of the application
9 Grievances if any to be reported to At District level – District Collector /

District Social Welfare Officer

At State level – Commissioner  of Social Welfare, Chennai.

 

5. DR. MUTHULAKHMI REDDY NINAIVU INTERCASTE MARRIAGE ASSISTANCE SCHEME :

1 Name of the Scheme DR. MUTHULAKHMI  REDDY  NINAIVU INTERCASTE MARRIAGE ASSISTANCE SCHEME

 

2  

Objectives of the Scheme

 

To abolish caste and community feelings based on birth and wiping out the evils of Untouchability by encouraging

inter-caste marriage.

3  

Quantum of Assistance

 

a)  Rs.50,000/- (Rs.20,000/- as National Savings

Certificate  and Rs.30,000/-  Cash.) Graduate

 

b) Rs.25,000/- (Rs.10,000/- as National Savings

Certificate  and Rs.15,000/- by  Cash) – Non

Graduate

 

4 To whom the benefit is due Inter caste married couples.
5 Eligibility Criteria
a Educational Qualifications Nil & Degree
b Income limit No Income Ceiling
c Age limit Mim -18 Yrs completed     Max- No age Limit
d Other Criteria 1) ST/SC/BC,MBC,OC,FC

2)BC/OC,FC

e  

Time limit for sending Application

 

Within two years from the date of marriage
6 Officer to be contacted 1 District Social Welfare Officers
2 Extension Officer (Social Welfare) and Rural Welfare Officer (Women)
7 Certificate to be enclosed with the application

 

 

1 Marriage Invitation
2 Marriage Registration Certificate
3 Community Certificate of the bride & the bridegroom
4 Age Certificate of the bride
8  

Probable time limit for processing applications

 

Within 15 days from the date of receipt of the application
9 Grievances if any to be reported to At District level – District Collector /

District Social Welfare Officer

At State level – Commissioner  of Social Welfare, Chennai.

 

6. HONARABLE CHEIF MINISTER GIRL CHILD PROTECTION SCHEME :

1 Name of the Scheme  

HONARABLE CHEIF MINISTER GIRL CHILD PROTECTION  SCHEME

 

2  

Objectives of the Scheme

 

Promoting Family planning, Eradicating Female infanticide and promoting the welfare of girl children in poor families and to raise the status of the girl children.
3  

Quantum of Assistance

 

 

Under Scheme-I  : Rs.50,000/- Fixed Deposit Receipt in the  name of girl child for the family which has only one girl child (From 01.08.2011)

Under Scheme-II : Fixed Deposit Receipt for Rs.25,000/- for each girl child where the family has two girl children only.(From 01.08.2011)

An amount of Rs.150/- as monthly incentive shall be given to the girl child on completion of 5 years from the date of deposit and upto 18th year of deposit for her educational purpose.

 

4 To whom the benefit is due To the girl children in poor families.
5 When the benefit is due On completion of 18 years of deposit
6 Eligibility Criteria
a Income limit Family income should be below Rs.72,000/- per annum for Scheme -1 and Rs.72,000/- P.A. for Scheme –II.
b Other Criteria Either of the parents should have undergone sterilization within 35 years.

Family should have only one / two female children and no male child , in future no male child should be adopted.

c  

Time limit for sending Application

 

Application should be made before the beneficiary girl child complete 3 years of age for Scheme -1. For Scheme -II application should be made before the second girl child completes 3 years of age.
7 Officer to be contacted 1 District Social Welfare Officers
2 District Programme Officer
3 Child Development Project  Officer
4 Extension Officer (Social Welfare) and Rural Welfare Officer (Women)
8 Probable time limit for processing applications One month
9 Grievances if any to be reported to At District level – District Social Welfare Officer

At State level – Commissioner  of Social Welfare, Chennai.

7. SATHIYAVANI MUTHU AMMAIYAR NINAIVU FREE SUPPLY OF SEWING  MACHINE SCHEME :

1 Name of the Scheme  

SATHIYAVANI MUTHU AMMAIYAR NINAIVU FREE SUPPLY OF SEWING MACHINE SCHEME

 

2  

Objectives of the Scheme

 

Sewing machines are supplied free of cost with a view to increase the self employment potential for Rehabilitation of Destitute poor widows, deserted wives, socially handicapped women and physically handicapped  women.
3  

Assistance provided

 

Sewing Machine

 

4  

To whom the benefit is due

 

Destitute  widows, Deserted wives, Destitute Poor Women below Poverty Line and physically handicapped  women
5  

Eligibility Criteria

 

a Educational Qualifications Nil
b Income limit Not exceeding Rs.72,000/- per annum.
c Age limit 18 to 40 years
d Other Criteria  

Should have knowledge of tailoring

 

6 Officer to be contacted 1 District Social Welfare Officers
2 Extension Officer (Social Welfare) and Rural Welfare Officer (Women)
7 Certificate to be enclosed with the application

 

 

1 Destitute/Deserted/Widow/Physically handicapped Certificate
2 Age Certificate
3 Certificate showing that the applicant has knowledge in tailoring
8 Grievances if any to be reported to At District level – District Collector /

District Social Welfare Officer

At State level – Commissioner of Social Welfare, Chennai.

 

1. FREE SUPPLY OF TEXT BOOKS AND NOTE BOOKS TO WIDOWS CHILDREN :

1 Name of the Scheme FREE SUPPLY OF TEXT BOOKS AND NOTE BOOKS TO WIDOWS CHILDREN
2 Objectives of the Scheme To supply Text Books & Note books to widows children studying upto higher secondary course.
3  

Assistance provided

 

Text Books & Note Books are supplied free of cost as detailed below.

1st Std and 2nd Std  –  Rs.50/- p.a. per child

3rd Std to 5th Std     – Rs.125/- p.a. per child

6th Std to 8th Std     – Rs.175/- p.a. per child

9th Std & 10th Std   – Rs.300/- p.a. per child

+1 and +2               – Rs.600/- p.a. per child

 

4  

To whom the benefit is due

 

Children of poor widows. The Scheme has been extended to children in Govt. Orphanages and Service Homes.
5 When the benefit is due At the beginning of the Academic year
6 Eligibility Criteria
a Educational Qualifications Students studying between Std 1 to 12
b Income limit Family income not exceeding Rs.24,000/- per annum
c Age limit
d Other Criteria
e Time limit for sending application
7 Officer to be contacted 1 District Social Welfare Officers
2 Extension Officer (Social Welfare) and Rural Welfare Officer (Women)
8 Certificate to be enclosed with the application

 

 

1 Widow certificate in the case of widowed mother
2

 

 

Necessary Certificate from the Government Orphanage / Service Home

Necessary recommendation of the headmaster / headmistress of the school with details of class in the case of widows children.

9 Probable time limit for processing applications At the beginning of the academic year
10 Grievances if any to be reported to At District level – District Collector /

District Social Welfare Officer

At State level – Commissioner  of Social Welfare, Chennai.

 

THE PROTECTION OF WOMEN FROM DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACT – 2005
Central Act No. 43 / 2005

The Protection of women from Domestic Violence Act-2005 (PWDVA) is a civil law, that recognizes a women’s right to reside in a violence free home and provides emergency remedies incase this right is violated. This law attempts to equalize relationships within the home and can be used in addition to other laws, such as criminal provisions on cruelty. Judiciary plays a crucial role in facilitating a women’s access to justice and her interaction with the justice system.
This act was passed in the year 2005 and came in to force on the 26th October 2006.

NAME OF THE OLD AGE HOMES

S. No. Address of old age home Phone Number
1. Gandhi Peace Centre

Oldage home,

Manjini, Attur.

9150104868
2. Society for Rural development,

No.7 Elakarattu Street,

Nilavarapatti (PO)

Salem.

9150232323
3. Annai Theresa Old Age Home

Covent Road,

Fairlands, Salem

0427 – 2449131
4. Thiru. Arul Prakasha Vallalar Illam,

Vallalar Dharma Salai Road,

Tharamangalam (PO), Omalur TK

8870820952
5. Henry Old Age Home,

Alagapuram, Salem 16

 

0427 – 2440215
6. S.S.G. Anbu illam,

Lady Seat Road,

Yercaud.

7. Good Shepherd Old Age Home

Pedhanaickenpalayam, Attur Tk, Salem Dt

9842125307
 

8.

Anbu Old Age Home

J.V. Puram, Chittrapalayam,

Samudrum P.O.

Salem District.

9865885558
 

9.

Saradha Old Age Home

Gandhi  Road, Salem 7.

0427 – 2450244,  2318805
10. Vaisia Gula old Age Home

Shri Vasavi Seva Trust

Kombaikadu

Udayapatti.

Salem

8925615903
11. Asirvadam illam

Santhi Nagar

Law College,

Cinnakollapatti, Salem

0427 – 2312468

0427 – 2004031

12. Thamprass mudiyor illam

Cinnathirupathi ,

Salem.

9443288879

0427 – 2000827

13 Vallalar Mudiyor illam

Thiruvarutprakasa vallalar arakattalai, Ganapathypalayam,

Opp to Steelplant 1st Gat, Salem.

9443347246
14. Bothimaram Mudiyor Illam

40-Eswari Garden

( Male Home)

Kannankurichi Petrol bank Opp.Kannankurichi,                          Salem 636 008.

9942766444
 

15.

Bothimaram Mudiyor Illam

( Female Home)

79/2 Annai Indira Nagar,

Near Law College,  Chinnakollapatti,

Salem  636 008.

9942766444
 

 

16.

Thaaimadi Trust,

D.No.2/237-Aranmanaikadu,

Kaligaundampalayam(PO),

Magudanchavadi(Via),

Sankari (TK)

Salem 637 103.

9659210810
17. Nesakkarangal

Old Age Home,

Kondappanaikenpatti Village,Yercaud Adivaram,

Check Post Near

Salem-  636  008.

9843435227

7708069931

18. Life Trust

70 G Near Agara Mahal, Annathana Patti, Salem.

9443618190

9486518190

19. Niraivalvu Muthiyor Illam,                530/178 Annapuram, 5 Road Chennai Silk back side,                   Salem 636 005. 8903441383

9944003290

TAMIL NADU TRANSGENDERS WELFARE

Trans genders faces stigma both from family and society on the whole and goes through different forms of harassment. There are no job reservation or employment opportunity due to age old discrimination against the. Such discrimination by Society in general forces them to discontinue their education and leave their families. They will not have with them any documents like birth certificate. Educational certificate. Community certificate and other essential identity cards like ration cars, Voter I.D.etc. When they leave their families. To address the issues of the trans genders. A welfare board for Trans genders has been constituted by the Government in the year of 2008.

CRADLE BABY SCHEME

To counter the menace of female infanticide which was prevalent in certain parts of Tamil nadu and to save the girl babies from the clutches of death. “Cradle Baby Scheme” was first started by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu during 1992 in Salem District. Under this Scheme. Cradles were placed at important places to received the female children abandoned by the biological parents due to various socio economic compulsions.

Salem District Adoption Centre Address

S.No. Name of the Adoption Centre

 

 

 

1.

 

Lifeline Trust

Chandra Garden, 3rd Cross,

Chinnathirupathi(PO),

Salem-636 008.

Phone No : 0427 3292668

 

 

 

2.

 

Bethel Agricultural Fellowship Adoption Centre

Danishpet,

Kadayampatti(Via),

Omalur(TK),

Salem – 636 351.

Phone No : 04290 294082

 

INDUSTRIAL CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES IN SALEM DISTRICT

1. The Salem Ladies Tailoring Industrial
Co-operative Society Ltd., Ind No.1679
275/195 A, Anthonipuram,Suramangalam, Salem-636 005.
(Under the control of SocialWelfare Department)
PH 0427 – 2447933

2. Attur Adidravidar Tailoring Workers Women Development Industrial Co-operative Society Ltd., Ind No-1109
A15,Tamilnadu Housing Board,Narasingapuram (po),
Attur, Salem Dt.
(Under the control of SocialWelfare Department)