55. MARRIAGE ASSISTANCE TO DIFFERENTLY ABLED PERSONS MARRYING DIFFERENTLY ABLED PERSONS

 

1.

 

Gist of the Scheme

 

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

If any one of the Differently Abled 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.

2.

Eligibility Criteria

Differently  Abled  person  should  marry  a  Differently
Abled person.  The age of the couple (both) should be above 18 years.

 

3.

 

Whether   form   of   application   is prescribed

 

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

4.

Certificates to be furnished

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

5.

Officer to whom the application is
to be submitted

District Differently Abled Welfare Officer

 

6.

 

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.