ORPHAN GIRLS MARRIAGE ASSISTANCE  SCHEME IN TAMIL NADU

The scheme was introduced by the government of Tamil Nadu, in order to help orphans financially during the time of marriage.

What is name of the scheme that  provides marriage assistance to orphan girls?

The name of the scheme that provides marriage assistance to orphan girls is “Annai Theresa Ninaivu Marriage Assistance Scheme for Orphan Girls”

This assistance is provided to orphan girls for marriage. The assistance is provided in the form of two schemes.

a) Scheme–I   Rs.25,000/- + 4 grams gold coin ( ½ sovereign ) of 22 carat will be given for making ‘Thirumangalyam’.

b) Scheme-II  Rs.50,000/-  + 4 grams gold coin ( ½ sovereign ) of 22 carat will be given for making ‘Thirumangalyam’.

Eligibility Requirements for ANNAI TERESA NINAIVU ORPHAN GIRLS MARRIAGE ASSISTANCE  SCHEME:

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

  1. The bride should have completed 18 years of age at the time of marriage.
  2. The bridegroom should have completed 21 years of age at time of marriage.
  3. No limit for income.
  4. No educational qualification is needed.

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

  1. The bride should have completed 18 years of age at the time of marriage.
  2. The  bridegroom should have completed 21 years of age at time of marriage.
  3. No limit for income.
  4. The bride should be a Degree or Diploma Holder from Government approved colleges.

Documents Required for Availing Annai Theresa Ninaivu Marriage Assistance Scheme for Orphan Girls in TamilNadu:

  1. Death certificate of father and mother.
  2. Aadhaar card of the couples
  3. Birth certificate of the couples
  4. Community certificate
  5. Copy of Degree / Diploma certificate (For those who apply for the claim under Scheme -II)
  6. Marriage invitation
  7. Passport size photo of bride.

Whom to contact for Availing this Annai Theresa Ninaivu Marriage Assistance Scheme for Orphan Girls in TamilNadu?

If the applicant fulfills the above said criteria, then she is eligible to apply for this scheme. The applicant 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)

Who will get this assistance?

This Annai Theresa Ninaivu Marriage Assistance Scheme will be given to orphan girl.

When to apply for this Annai Theresa Ninaivu Marriage Assistance Scheme?

One has to apply for this scheme, 40 days before the date of marriage. Only in exceptional circumstances the applications can be accepted one day prior to the marriage.

How much time is taken to Process the application?

Once the application is submitted to the concerned authority, then it will take around 15 days to complete the process.