SOCIAL WELFARE

SOCIAL WELFARE & NUTRITIONS MEAL PROGRAMME

The Government of Tamil Nadu has been forerunner in country in formulating several initiatives and Schemes for empowerment of Girl Children, Women Elderly and Transgender.

Government of Tamil Nadu implement various welfare measures specially to address the education and Social promotion of Women.

Social welfare Department is implementing the following schemes :

  • Moovalur Ramamirtham Ammaiyar Thirumana Nidhi Udhavi Thittam:
  • E.V.R Maniyammaiyar Ninaivu Widow Daughter Thirumana Nidhi Udhavi Thittam
  • Annai Therasa Ammaiyar Ninaivu Orphan Girl Thirumana Nidhi Udhavi Thittam
  • Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy Ninaivu Intercaste Thirumana Nidhi Udhavi Thittam
  • Dr. Dharmambal Ammaiyar Widow Remarriage Thirumana Nidhi Udhavi Thittam

Moovalur Ramamirtham Ammaiyar Thirumana Nidhi Udhavi Thittam:

Eligibility Criteria :

  1. The bride should have studied up to 10th and 5th std for scheduled Tribe (Rs. 25,000/- Cash with 8 grams of gold coin of 22 ct) / The bride must be degree holder / Diploma (Rs.50,000/- Cash with 8 grams of gold coin of 22 ct).
  2. They bride should have completed 18 years of age.
  3. Annual Income Ceiling is Rs.72000/-
  4. The application should be submitted before 40 days of the Marriage.
  5. The benefit will be provided only for one girl in a family.

Officer to be contacted :

  1. Commissioner, Panchayat Union
  2. District Social Welfare Officer
  3. Extension Officer

E.V.R Maniyammaiyar Ninaivu Widow Daughter Thirumana Nidhi Udhavi Thittam:

Eligibility Criteria :

  1. The bride should have studied up to 10th (Rs. 25,000/- Cash with 8 grams of gold coin of 22 ct) / The bride must be degree holder / Diploma (Rs.50,000/- Cash with 8 grams of gold coin of 22 ct)
  2. They bride should have completed 18 years of age.
  3. The application should be submitted before 40 days of the
  4. Annual Income Ceiling is Rs.72000/-
  5. Widow Certificate from Thasildar for the Mother
  6. The benefit will be provided only for one girl in a family.

Officer to be contacted :

  1. Commissioner, Panchayat Union
  2. District Social Welfare Officer
  3. Extension Officer

Annai Therasa Ammaiyar Ninaivu Orphan Girl Thirumana Nidhi Udhavi Thittam :

Eligibility Criteria :

  1. The bride should have studied up to 10th (Rs. 25,000/- Cash with 8 grams of gold coin of 22 ct) / The bride must be degree holder / Diploma (Rs.50,000/- Cash with 8 grams of gold coin of 22 ct)
  2. They bride should have completed 18 years of age.
  3. The application should be submitted before 40 days of the
  4. Income Certificate not necessary
  5. Orphan Girl Certificate from Tashildar (4) Orphan Certificate from Tashildar. M.L.A/ M.P Father, Mother Death Certificate.
  6. The benefit will be provided only for one girl in a family.

Officer to be contacted :

  1. Commissioner, Panchayat Union
  2. District Social Welfare Officer
  3. Extension Officer

Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy Ninaivu Intercaste Thirumana Nidhi Udhavi Thittam :

Eligibility Criteria :

  1. The bride should have studied up to 10th Rs. 25,000/- (Rs. 15,000/- Cash & Rs.10,000/- NSC Bond) with 8 grams of gold coin of 22 ct) / The bride must be degree holder / Diploma Rs. 50,000/- (Rs. 30,000/- Cash & Rs.20,000/- NSC Bond) with 8 grams of gold coin of 22 ct)
  2. They bride should have completed 18 years of age.
  3. No income Ceiling
  4. The application should be submitted within 2 years from the date of marriage to the proper authority.
  5. Need to Marriage Invitation or Marriage Registration Certificate
  6. Community Certificate of Marriage Couple.

Officer to be contacted :

  1. Commissioner, Panchayat Union
  2. District Social Welfare Officer
  3. Extension Officer

Dr. Dharmambala Ammaiyar Widow Remarriage Thirumana Nidhi Udhavi Thittam :

Eligibility Criteria :

  1. 1. The bride should have studied up to 10th Rs. 25,000/- (Rs. 15,000/- Cash & Rs.10,000/- NSC Bond) with 8 grams of gold coin of 22 ct) / The bride must be degree holder / Diploma Rs. 50,000/- (Rs. 30,000/- Cash & Rs.20,000/- NSC Bond) with 8 grams of gold coin of 22 ct)
  2. They bride should have completed 20 years of age
  3. No income Ceiling
  4. The application should be submitted within 6 Months from the date of marriage to the proper authority.
  5. The benefit will be provided only for one girl in a family
  6. Widow Certificate from Tashildar, Remarriage Invitation.

Officer to be contacted :

  1. Commissioner, Panchayat Union
  2. District Social Welfare Officer
  3. Extension Officer

Chief Minister’s Girl Child Protection Scheme:

Eligibility Criteria :

  1. Under Scheme-I : Rs.50,000/- Fixed Deposit Receipt in the name ofgirl child for the family which has only one girl child.
  2. Under Scheme-II : Fixed Deposit Receipt for Rs.25,000/- for eachgirl child where the family has two girl children only.
  3. To the girl children in poor families.
  4. On completion of 18 years of deposit
  5. Family income should be below Rs.72,000/- per annum for Scheme-I and Rs.72,000/- P.A. for Scheme-II.
  6. Either of the parents should have undergone sterilization within 35 years.
  7. Family should have only one / two female children and no male child, in future no male child should be adopted.
  8. Application should be made before the beneficiary girl child complete 3 years of age for Scheme-I. For Scheme-II application should be made before the second girl child completes 3 years of age.

Officer to be contacted :

  1. District Social Welfare Officer
  2. Extension Officer

CRADLE BABY SCHME :

To counter the menace of female infanticide which was prevalent in certain parts of Tamil nadu and to save the girl babies form the clutches of death. “Cradle Baby Scheme” was first started by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu during 1999 in Cuddalore 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.

Adoption Centre :
S.No. Name of the Adoption Centre
1 Bless Home Learning Estate Pondy – Cuddalore Main Road,Reddichavady ,
Cuddalore District,Tamil Nadu.Pin Code : 607 402Contact No : 9750365723

Sathiyavani Muthu Ammaiyar Ninaivu Free Sewing Machine Supplies Scheme:

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.

Eligibility Criteria :

  1. Destitute widows, Deserted wives, Destitute Poor Women and Physically handicapped women.
  2. Not exceeding Rs. 72,000/- per annum.
  3. 21 to 40 years.
  4. Should have knowledge of tailoring.
  5. Community Certificate
  6. Aadhar Card.

Officer to be contacted :

District Social Welfare Office and Extension Officer

TRANSGENDER WELFARE SCHEME :

Transgender 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 Id etc. When they leave their families. To address the issues of the trans genders. A welfare board for Transgenders has been constituted by the Government in the year of 2008.

LADIES TAILORING CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES IN CUDDALORE DISTRICT :

  1. The Cuddalore Ladies Tailoring Industrial Co.operative Society Ltd., E .1560
    No: 12, Machine Street,Manjakuppam, Cuddalore – 607001.
  2. The Chidambaram Ladies Tailoring and Allied IndI., Co.op.Society Ltd., IND.966
    No:14 B, Kambar Salai, Min Nagar, Chidambaram – 608001.
  3. The Annai Indira Gandhi Ladies Tailoring Indl., Co.op.Society Ltd., IND.1705No: 635, Pillayar Kovil Street, Keerapalayam Post, Chidambaram – 608602.

THE PROTECTION OF WOMEN FROM DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACT – 2005 :

The Protection of women from Domestic Violence Act-2005 (PWDVA) is a civil, 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 DETAILS IN CUDDALORE DISTRICT
Sl. No. Name of the Organization & Address Contact Ph. No.
1 GREED for Integrated Home

Karikuppam Village, Parangipettai & Post

9443262222
2 Amala Children’s Home

Veera Reddykuppam, Vridhachalam Taluk, Cuddalore District.

9786000217
3 ST.Mary’s of Cluny Home for aged,
Old Hospital Road,
ST.Mary’s Road, Cuddalore
9047307259
4 Society for the Improvement of Weaker Section(SWIS) (Anbagam Old Age Home)

24, IIIrd Cross St.,Min Nagar, Chidambaram, Cuddalore District (IPOP)

9865666099
5 Madhar Nala Thondu Niruvanam (MNTN),
Pathirikuppam & Post,
Thiruvanthipuram Main Road,Cuddalore (IPOP)
9442210977
6 Private – (Paying System)

Helpage India, Elder’s Village, Thamaraikulam, Cinna Gangnankuppam.

9600237970
7 Private – (Paying System)

Samarppan Mudhoier Illam, 124/A Main Road, Ponnan Street, Pudupalayam, Cuddalore.

9486103753

FREE SUPPLY OF NOTE BOOKS TO WIDOWS CHILDREN :

Objectives of the Scheme :

  1. To supply Note books to widows children studying upto higher secondary course.
  2. Children of poor widows.
  3. At the beginning of the Academic year.

Eligibility Criteria :

  1. Students studying between Std 1 to 12
  2. Not exceeding Rs. 72,000/- per annum.

Officer to be contacted :

  1. District Social Welfare Officer
  2. Extension Officer

CHILD MARRIAGE ACT IMPLEMENTATION :

Child marriage has been an issue in India for a long time because of its roots in traditional cultural and religious practices. It has been a hard battle to fight. Child marriage is also associated with malnutrition, poor health of mothers & high fertility rate and hence over population. These social problems have led to the establishment of Prohibition of Child Marriage Act in 2006. Hence, to promote this Act various schemes have been started by our Government to promote the girl child education and prevent early marriage.

IMPLEMENTATION OF BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO SCHEME IN CUDDALORE DISTRICT :

To put an end to this declining trend Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme was started in January 2015 by our Hon’ble Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi in the districts which showed a decline in child sex ratio. The 2011 census reveals the extensive and significant decline in CSR recording an all-time low of 918 girls for every 1000 boys. Therefore Government of India selected 100 districts on the basis of low Child Sex Ratio as per Census 2011 covering all States/UTs on a pilot basis covering at least one district in each state. In Tamil Nadu, Cuddalore District has been chosen for implementation of the BBBP scheme as the Child Sex ratio is the lowest in the State.

The BBBP scheme implemented in Cuddalore District from 24th January 2015

GOAL :

To celebrate the Girl Child and enable her education.

OBJECTIVES :

  • To Prevent gender biased sex selective elimination
  • To Ensure survival and protection of the girl child
  • To ensure education of every girl child.

Office Address

District Social Welfare Office

Nellikuppam Main Road

Sevai Illam, Cuddalore

Phone No: 04142-221235

e-mail ID : dswo_cud[at]yahoo.in

Contact Person at Taluk and District
S.No Office Address Contact Number e-mail Id
1 Block Development Office, Cuddalore. 04142-230286 bdocud[at]gmail[dot]com
2 Block Development Office, Annagramam. 04142-277238 blockang[at]gmail[dot]com
3 Block Development Office, Panruti. 04142-242094 bdoprt[at]gmail[dot]com
4 Block Development Office, Kurinjipadi. 04142-258355 pukpdi[at]gmail[dot]com
5 Block Development Office, Melphuvanagiri. 04144-241238 bdombh[at]yahoo[dot]co[dot]in
6 Block Development Office, Parangipettai. 04144-243227 bdoport[at]yahoo[dot]in
7 Block Development Office, Keerapalayam. 04144-241354 keepalayambdo[at]yahoo[dot]co[dot]in
8 Block Development Office, Kumaratchi. 04144-251224 kumaunion[at]yahoo[dot]co[dot]in
9 Block Development Office, Kattumannarkoil. 04144-262029 bdo_kmk[at]yahoo[dot]co[dot]in
10 Block Development Office, Vridhachalam. 04143-238217 bdovri[at]gmail[dot]com
11 Block Development Office, Nallur. 04143-249424 nallurbdo13[at]gmail[dot]com
12 Block Development Office, Kammapuram. 04142-267243 bdokam[at]gmail[dot]com
13 Block Development Office, Mangalore. 04143-248244 mangablock[at]yahoo[dot]com

Help Line Numbers

  • Domestic Violence Act – 1091
  • Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act – 1091
  • Dowry Act – 1091
  • Senior Citizen Act – 1253
  • Child Marriage Act – 1098