tamilnadu government girl Child protection scheme

How to avail tamil nadu government Girl Child Protection Scheme

This scheme is introduced in 1992 by Honorable Chief minister of  Tamil Nadu. The aim objective of this scheme is to empower the status of women in society, to protect girl child and to eradicate female infanticide.

What is the name given to the Girl child Protection Scheme?

The name given to the Girl Child Protection Scheme is “Chief Minister’s Girl Child Protection Scheme”.

This Chief Minister’s Girl Child Protection Scheme is provided in the form of two schemes:

Scheme-I  : Rs.50,000/-  in the form of fixed deposit with the Tamil Nadu Power Finance and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited

Scheme-II : Rs.25,000/- (for each girl child) in the form of fixed deposit with the Tamil Nadu Power Finance and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited

Eligibility Requirements for Chief Minister’s Girl Child Protection Scheme:

The eligibility criteria for those who opt for this assistance under scheme-I will be as follows:

  1. Family should have only one female child and no male child.
  2. Anyone parents should have undergone sterilization within 35 years.
  3. Family income should be less than Rs.72,000/- per Annum.

The eligibility criteria for those who opt for this assistance under scheme-II will be as follows:

  1. Family should have two female child and no male child.
  2. Anyone parents should have undergone sterilization(Family planning) within 35 years.
  3. Family income should be less than Rs.72,000/- per Annum.

Note: In future no male child should be adopted.

Documents Required for Availing Chief Minister’s Girl Child Protection Scheme:

  1. Family income certificate
  2. Ration card
  3. Aadhaar card
  4. Community certificate
  5. Marriage certificate
  6. Medicial certificate(of sterilization)
  7. No male child certificate issued by Tahsildhar
  8. Birth certificate of the child
  9. Family photo

Whom to contact for Availing this Chief Minister’s Girl Child Protection Scheme in Tamil Nadu?

If the applicant fulfills the above said criteria, then child is eligible to avail benefits from this scheme. The parent must take all the above mentioned documents and they should contact the following officers:

  • District Social Welfare Officers
  •  Extension Officers (Social Welfare), Rural Welfare Officers (Women)
  • District Programme Officer
  • Child Development Project  Officer

What are the other benefits, the applicant can get from this scheme?

The Government of Tamil Nadu extended this scheme so as to promote the educational need of the girl child. An annual incentive of Rs.1800 is given to the girl child every year from the 6th year of deposit so as to help girl child to continue their schooling.

Who will get this assistance?

The assistance is given to family who has one or two  female child and no male child. The family should be under poverty line will get this assistance provided by the Government of Tamil Nadu.

Note: This scheme is applicable to girl child who born on or after 01/08/2011

What mode of payment is followed in this scheme?

The amount  is deposited in the name of the girl child (who should be born on or after 01/08/2011)in the form of fixed deposit with the Tamil Nadu Power Finance and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited. The copy of the fixed deposit receipt is given to the family of the girl child.

When will the assistance given to the applicant?

On completion of 18 years of age the amount deposited along with interest will be given to the girl child.

Note: To get this assistance, the girl child should appear for 10th public examination.

When to apply for this Chief Minister’s Girl Child Protection Scheme in Tamil Nadu?

Scheme-I: Under this scheme, one has to apply before the first girl child completes 3 years.

Scheme-II: Under this scheme, one has to apply before the second child completes 3 years.

How much time is needed to process the application?

Once the application is submitted to the concerned authority, then it will take around one month to complete the process.