Widow-Remarriage-Mangalya-Scheme Tamilnadu

Widow Remarriage Assistance Scheme in Tamil nadu

The scheme was introduced by the government of Tamil Nadu, in order to encourage widow remarriage and rehabilitate widows. The main objective of this scheme is to encourage the financial growth of the widows.

What is the name of the Widow Remarriage Assistance Scheme?

The name of the Widow Remarriage Assistance Scheme is “Dr. Dharmambal Ammaiyar Ninaivu Widow Remarriage Assistance Scheme”.

This assistance is provided for widow who wish for remarriage. The assistance is provided in the form of two schemes.

a) Scheme–I   Rs.25,000/- (Rs.10,000/- as National Savings Certificate  and Rs.15,000/- by  Cash) + 4 grams gold coin ( ½ sovereign ) of 22 carat will be given for making ‘Thirumangalyam’.

b) Scheme-II  Rs.50,000/-  (Rs.20,000/- as National Savings Certificate and Rs.30,000/-  Cash) + 4 grams gold coin ( ½ sovereign ) of 22 carat will be given for making ‘Thirumangalyam’.

Eligibility Requirements for Dharmambal Ammaiyar Ninaivu Widow Remarriage Assistance Scheme in TamilNadu

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

  1. The age of widow should not be less than 20 years.
  2. The age of the bridegroom should not exceed 40 years.
  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 age of widow should not be less than 20 years
  2. The age of the bridegroom should not exceed 40 years.
  3. No limit for income.
  4. The bride should be a Degree or Diploma Holder from Government approved colleges.

Documents Required for Dharmambal Ammaiyar Ninaivu Widow Remarriage Assistance Scheme in TamilNadu

  1.  First husband’s death certificate and widow certificate from Tahsildar
  2. Remarriage photos
  3. Age proof of the couple (Bride & Bridegroom separately)
  4. Certificate to prove first marriage of the bridegroom from Tahsildar or from MLA
  5. 1st and 2nd Marriage invitation
  6.  Community certificate
  7. Copy of Degree / Diploma certificate (For those who apply for the claim under Scheme -II)
  8.  Bank passbook
  9.  Aadhaar card of the couples
  10. 2nd Marriage certificate

Whom to contact for Availing this Dharmambal Ammaiyar Ninaivu Widow Remarriage Assistance Scheme 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?

The remarried couples is eligible to get this Dharmambal Ammaiyar Ninaivu Widow Remarriage Assistance Scheme.

When to apply for this Dharmambal Ammaiyar Ninaivu Widow Remarriage Assistance Scheme?

Those who like to apply for this scheme should send the application with required documents within 6 months of remarriage.

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.