Under this scheme, this scheme aims to address the problem of spiraling prices and to provide support to the housewives/homemakers from the middle, lower middle and poor section of the society, to maintain a reasonable standard of living for their families. Under this scheme financial assistance of Rs. 1000/- per month will be provided directly at the hands of the housewives/homemakers to achieve the above objective.
To provide financial assistance to the housewives/homemakers from middle, lower middle and poor section of the society, to maintain a reasonable standard of living for their families.
Any married woman above the age of 18 years, who fulfills all of the following conditions can avail the benefits under this scheme:
Note 1: The term ‘married woman’ includes a widow and a divorcee. In such cases, the gross income of the beneficiary should not exceed ` 1,50,000/- per annum.
Note 2: The term ‘gross income’, means the income receivable by the beneficiary as salary, any sort of remuneration, any sort of earnings from profession, agriculture or business or any other income from any other sources; before computing any other amount accounted towards statutory, essential and other deductions required to be done from the gross income.
And the most important criteria is that the beneficiary or the husband should not avail the benefits under the scheme called Dayanand Social Security Scheme (DSSS) of the Directorate of Social Welfare, Government of Goa.
However, a widow having a child living shall be eligible for benefit under this scheme, even though she is a beneficiary of the DSSS till the child attains 18 years of age.
Any married woman
The beneficiary under the scheme shall be given financial assistance of Rs. 1,000/- per month.
Apply to the Director of Women and Child Development, Panaji - Goa
Women and Child Development Department, Goa
Women and Child
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