Sivagami Ammaiyae Memorial Girl Child Protection Scheme for poor girls

Ministry Of Women and Child Development, Tamil Nadu


Objective

  • To promote family planning.
  • To eradicate female infanticide.
  • To promote the welfare of the girl child in poor families and to raise the status of the girl child.

Eligibility

  1. Scheme I for one Girl Child Rs.22,200/- Fixed Deposit Receipt in the name of girl child for the family which has only one girl child.
  2. Under Scheme-II Fixed Deposit Receipt for Rs.15,200/- for each girl child where the family has two girl children only. 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 up to the 20th year of deposit for her educational purpose.
  3. The fixed deposit will get matured on the completion of 29 years of deposit.The annual incentive of Rs.1800/- is given to the girl child every year on 30th of March, from the completion of 6th year of fixed deposit for meeting the Education expenses.
  4. The District social welfare officer, District program officer, Child development project officer, Extention officer (SW) and Rural welfare officers (Women). This scheme is very liberal as all eligible families will be provided benefit irrespective of caste, creed, religion, income and no. of sons. Further, if the parents are receiving benefit under any other scheme, even then, they are entitled to avail benefit under this scheme.

Beneficiaries

Benefits

How To Apply

The District social welfare officer, District program officer, Child development project officer, Extention officer (SW) and Rural welfare officers (Women).

Sponsored By

State

Ministry

Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal Programme Department, Government of Tamil Nadu.

Date of Launch

1992

Valid Upto

Information is not available

Status

Active

Sector

Women and Child



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