53. Marriage Assistance to Normal Person Marrying Orthopaedically Handicapped Person



Gist of the Scheme

Marriage Assistance to normal persons Marrying Orthopaedically Differently abled persons; Marriage Assistance is given to normal person who marries a Orthopeadically 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 22 ct. Gold Coin for making Tirumangalyam.
If either the Differently Abled person or a normal person  is holding degree or Diploma, the Marriage Assistance          is Rs.50,000/- ;  Rs.25,000/-   in   the   form   of   National Saving Certificate  and  Rs.25,000/- cash with  4 gram 22 Ct Gold Coin for making Tirumangalyam.


Eligibility Criteria

Normal   person   should   marry   an   Orthopeadically
Disability Identity person. The age of the couple (both)
should be above 18 years.


Whether   form   of   application   is

Yes.     Prescribed formats are available with District
Differently Abled Welfare Officers.


Certificates to be furnished

National Identity Card for Differently Abled and proof
for marriage and Age Certificate.


Officer to whom the application is to be submitted

District Differently Abled Welfare Officer


Grievances if any to be addressed

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