The scheme was introduced by the government of Tamil Nadu, in order to enhance the financial assistance for a female folk artiste during the time of delivery. The assistance is provided upto two pregnancies only. For first baby, one thousand rupees will be provided for six months (totally six thousand rupees will be given). For second baby, one thousand rupees will be given for three months (totally three thousand rupees will be given for second baby).
What is the name of the Scheme?
The name of the scheme is ‘Assistance for delivery of a child’.
Eligibility Requirements for Assistance for delivery of a child Scheme in Tamil Nadu
The beneficiary should be the registered (in Tamil Nadu) female folk artiste.
Documents Required for Assistance for delivery of a child Scheme in Tamil Nadu
- ID card Xerox of the female folk artiste with registration number
- Birth certificate of the child
If any abortion has taken place, then medical certificate from registered medical practitioner is mandatory.
Whom to contact for Availing this Assistance for delivery of a child Scheme in Tamil Nadu?
If the folk artiste is registered in Tamil Nadu, then she is eligible to apply for this scheme. The applicant must take xerox of all the above mentioned documents and they should contact the Secretary, Tamil Nadu Folk Artistes Welfare Board or should send the filled application through post. Application for assistance for delivery of a child Scheme can be downloaded from Tamil Nadu government web portal.