54. Marriage Assistance to Normal Person Marrying Speech and Hearing Impaired Person




Gist of the Scheme

Marriage  Assistance       is  given  to  normal  person marrying Speech and Hearing  Impaired persons .
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 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 Speech and Hearing
impaired person.  The age of the couple (both) should be above 18 years.




Whether  form  of  application  is prescribed


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


Certificates to be furnished

National   Identity   Card   for   Differently   Abled   and
Certificate of 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 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.