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Department of Social Welfare

Social Welfare Department – Thiruvallur

The following schemes are implemented to help women and girls below the poverty line through the Department of Social Welfare.
Moovalur Ramamirtham Ammaiyar Ninaivu Marrige assistance Scheme for Poor women :
Under this scheme poor parents can apply 40 days or one day advance from the date of marriage in respective ‘e’ Sevai Centers .

Guidelines :
1. Daughter of poor parents should studied up to 10th standard pass or fail, for ST up to 5th standard Rs.25000/= through ECS and 8 Grams of Gold.
2. For Degree and Diploma Rs.50000/= thro’ ECS and 8 Grams of Gold.

Documents Required:
1. Age Proof 18 Years should be completed at the time of marriage for the bride, 21 Years for bridegroom.
2. Income Certificate – Annual income Rs.72000/= or below.
3. Nativity Certificate
4. Community Certificate
5. Bride educational qualification certificate ( TC and Mark sheet )
6. Marriage Invitation
7. Family card Xerox.
8. Aadhar Card

E.V.R.Maniammaiyar Ninaivu Poor Widow Daughter marriage assistance scheme :
Under this scheme poor widow can apply 40 days or one day advance from the date of marriage in ‘e’ Centre
Guidelines :
1. No educational qualification required to get benefit under Scheme I Rs.25000/= through ECS and 8 Grams of Gold.

2. For Degree and Diploma Rs.50000/= thro’ ECS and 8 Grams of Gold.

Documents Required :
1. Age Proof 18 Years should be completed at the time of marriage for the bride 21 for bridegroom..
2. No income limit.
3. Nativity Certificate
4. Community Certificate
5. Bride educational qualification certificate ( TC and Mark sheet )
6. Marriage Invitation
7. Family card Xerox.
8. Widow certificate issued by Tahsildar.
9. Aadhar Card.

Annai Therasa Ninaivu Orphan Girl marriage assistance Scheme :

Under this scheme orphan girl can apply 40 days or one day advance from the date of marriage in respective ‘e’ Centers

Guidelines :

  • No educational qualification required for Rs.25000/= thro’ ECS and 8 Grams of Gold.
  • For Degree and Diploma Rs.50000/= thro’ ECS and 8 Grams of Gold

Documents Required :

  • Age Proof of 18 Years should be completed at the time of marriage for the bride 21 for bridegroom.
  • No income limit.
  • Nativity Certificate
  • Community Certificate
  • Bride educational qualification certificate ( TC and Mark sheet )
  • Marriage Invitation
  • Family card Xerox.
  • Destitute girl certificate issued by Tahsildar or Local MLA Or Local MP.
    Aadhar Card.

Dr.Dharmambal ammaiyar Ninaivu Widow remarriage assistance Scheme :
Under this scheme widow who got remarried can apply within six months from the date of marriage at ‘e’ Centers provided widow should complete 20 years of age at the time of remarriage.

Guidelines :
1.No educational qualification required.Rs.25000/= thro’ ECS and 8 Grams of Gold.
2.For Degree and Diploma Rs.50000/= thro’ ECS and 8 Grams of Gold.

Documents Required:
1.Age Proof of Bride Groom should below 40 Years at the time of remarriage.
2.Death Certificate of 1st
3.1st Marriage Invitation and 2nd Marriage Invitation
4.Widow certificate issued by the tahsildar.
5.Nativity Certificate
6.Community Certificate
7.Bride educational qualification certificate ( TC and Mark sheet )
8.Family card Xerox.
9.1st marriage certificate of bride groom.
10.No income limit.

Dr.Muthulakshmi ammaiyar Ninaivu Intercaste marriage assistance Scheme :
In order to remove caste barrier in the society this scheme has been implemented. Intercaste married Couple can apply within two years from the intercaste marriage at ‘e’ Centers provided one of the couple should belong to ( SC/ST) and other should belong to (BC/FC).

Guidelines
1.No educational qualification required for Rs.25000/= ECS and 8 Grams of Gold.
2.For Degree and Diploma Rs.50000/= ECS and 8 Grams of Gold.

Documents Required:
1.Age Proof of Bride and Bride Groom.
2.Marriage registration certificate.
3.Community Certificate
4.Bride educational qualification certificate ( TC and Mark sheet )
5.No income limit.

Chief Minister’s Girl Child Protection Scheme :
Scheme – I
The family who are having only one girl child along with sterilization done by one of the parent without male issue will get benefit under scheme I. Rs. 50000 is deposited on this girl child by Government.
Scheme – II
The family who are having two girl children along with sterilization done by one of the parent without male issue will get benefit under scheme II. Rs. 25000 is deposited on each girl child by Government.
Scheme – III
The family who are having one girl child during first delivery twin girl children in the second delivery along with sterilization done by one of the parent without male issue will get benefit under scheme III. Rs. 25000 is deposited on each girl child by Government.

Certificate Required:

1. Birth Certificate
2. Income Certificate
3. Nativity Certificate
4. Community Certificate
5. Sterilization Certificate
6. Family Card
7. No male child Certificate
8. Family Photo
9. Aadhar Card


Cradle Baby Scheme:

Cradle Baby Scheme is launched in Thiruvallur District in 2002 (13.04.2002) with a view to eradicating female infanticide

Child Marriage Act-2006

Child Marriage Prohibition act a first Social reform issue which will pave towards healthy community. Child Marriage has many effects on girls’ health increased risk during pregnancy, delivery pre-mature birth and death of neonates, infants and mother. The Child Marriages were stopped in Thiruvallur District during the year 2018 is 48

Domestic violence Act-2005

The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005 is an Act of the Parliament of India enacted to protect women from Domestic violence.The victims expressed the reasons behind this includes verbal harassment, liquor intake and not looking after the family and extra marital relationship timely counselling and follow up given, after getting the consent of the girl the case will be filed against the person and action being taken by court.

Dowry Harassment Act-1961
Dowry is a social evil which is effecting the society like disease. An act to prohibit the giving or taking of dowry. Right from 2010-11til now, petitions received action being taken on this.

Senior Citizens Act-2007
Maintenance and welfare of parents and senior citizens act 2007,The main objective of this act is to provide food,clothing,residence,medical attendance to the elderly people. Petitions received from them are forwarded to RDO for necessary action.

PURATCHI THALAIVAR Dr. M.G.R. FREE UNIFORM DISTRIBUTION FOR CHILDREN’S FROM 1ST STD TO 8TH STD
Free four sets of Uniform are stitched by the poor women member of the Thiruvallur Tailoring Co-operative society and distributed to children’s studying in Government schools.

WORKING WOMEN HOSTELS
Opening up of new avenues of employment in urban areas has motivated many young women to take up employment away from their homes to cities. Due to the rise in prices and high rentals, the cost of living has gone up. Girls from poor and middle class families find it difficult to manage financially in their new places of employment with the meagre income they get. In order to help such working women, the Government runs one Working Women Hostel at Thiruvallur District.

ONE STOP CENTRE
One Stop Centres (OSCs) are intended to support women affected by violence, in private and public spaces, within the family, community and at the workplace. Women facing physical, sexual, emotional, psychological and economic abuse, irrespective of age, class, caste, education status, marital status, race and culture will be facilitated with support and redressal. Aggrieved women facing any kind of violence due to attempted sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, trafficking, honour related crimes, acid attacks or witch-hunting who have reached out or been referred to the OSC will be provided with specialized services. One Stop Centre is linked with the women help line 181 24 X 7 service.

COMMUNITY HELP DESK
The Creation of the Community Help Desk at the District level has been initiated to enable public in general, beneficiaries and victims to access the information through a single window system directly from the department and enable redressal of grievances, through Skype with which one can connect to the head office and other District Social Welfare Offices in the State. This Community Help Desk, with Skype facilities will also monitor various activities pertaining to dissemination of information to the community in the remote part of the villages in order to reach out to the unreached and enable everyone to get benefitted.