Sathiyavanimuthu Ammaiyar Ninaivu Free Supply of Sewing Machine Scheme in Tamil Nadu

The Government of Tamil Nadu wnts to increase the earning potential of women. So sewing machines are supplied at free of cost with a view to increase the self-employment potential for rehabilitation of destitute women/widows, deserted women, differently abled men and women, socially affected women and women from economically weaker sections.

What is the Purpose of supplying free sewing machine scheme in Tamilnadu ?

  1. To enhance self-employment potential of poor women.
  2. To rehabilitate destitute women and widows.
  3. To uplift the livelihood of differently abled men and women.

Eligibility requirements for free sewing machine scheme in Tamil Nadu

  1. The applicant should have the knowledge of tailoring.
  2. The income should not exceed Rs.72,000 per annum.
  3. The age limit should be 20 to 40 years.
  4. The applicant should be Destitute women or widow or deserted women or differently abled men/ women or socially affected women or women from economically weaker sections.

Documents Required for getting free sewing machine

  1. Destitute/Deserted/Widow/Differently abled Certificate
  2. Family Income Certificate
  3. Age Certificate
  4. Certificate showing that the applicant has knowledge in tailoring.
  5. Passport Size Photo of the applicant.

Whom to contact for availing the free sewing machine?

  • District Social Welfare Officers
  • Extension Officers (Social Welfare)