52. Marriage Assistance to Normal Persons Marrying Visually Handicapped Persons


Gist of the Scheme

Marriage assistance is given to normal person who marries
a Visually impaired person. Total assistance given is Rs.25,000/-.   Rs.12,500/- is given in the form of National Savings Certificate and Rs.12,500/- in cash towards marriage expenses along with a Certificate of appreciation and 4 gram 22ct. Gold Coin for  making Tirumangalyam,

If either the Differently Abled person or a normal person   is  holding degree or Diploma,   the Marriage Assistance amount                  is Rs. 50,000/-; Rs. 25,000/- in the form of National  Saving Certificate   and   Rs.25,000/- in the form of cash with   4 gram 22 Ct Gold Coin for making  Tirumangalyam.


Eligibility Criteria

Normal person should marry a Visually impaired person.
The age of the couple (both) should be above 18 years




Whether  form  of  application  is prescribed


Yes.    Available  with  District  Differently  Abled  Welfare


Certificates to be furnished

National Identity Card for Differently Abled and proof for marriage and age.


Officer to whom the application is
to be submitted

District Differently Abled Welfare Officer


Grievances if any to be
addressed to

Principal Secretary / State Commissioner for the Differently
State Resource cum Training Centre Campus, Jawaharlal Nehru Inner Ring Road,
K.K. Nagar, Chennai – 600 078. Ph: 044-24719947 / 48 / 49 /
District Collectors.