ADI DRAVIDAR AND TRIBAL WELFARE

The Government is Implementing Various Welfare Schemes for the Educational, Economical and Social upliftment of the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribals. The majority of the Adi Dravidar and Tribal population or economically Backward and Socially marginalized. Most of the Families lack resources and their access to Education, Employment and Other Income -Earning opportunities are limited. The Government provides Scholarships, Hostels facilities, Bicycles for the Educational advancement of Students of these Communities. The Govt also runs GTR Schools for the Educational upliftment of the ST Community. In order to promote livelihood opportunities of the poor of these Communities. The Govt Implements Schemes such as distribution of Sewing Machines, Iron Box, House Sites through the Tamilnadu Adi Dravidar Welfare Department further the Govt provides various Social Welfare Assistance to the People of SC / ST Communities through Welfare board Constituted for the Communities.

Scholarship

S.No. Name of the Scheme Eligibity
1
  • Pre-Matric Scholarship
  • 9th and 10th
  • Days Scholars – Rs.150/p.m.
  • Hostellers -Rs.350/p.m.
  • SC / ST / SCC Communities Only.
  • Income 2.5 Lakhs.
2
  • Post – Matric Scholarship
  • 11th upto College
  • Days Scholars – Rs.100 to 175/p.m.
  • Hostellers -Rs.175 to 350/p.m.
  • The Tution Fees are paid by the Students are fully exempted
  • SC / ST / SCC Communities Only.
  • Income 2.5 Lakhs.
3 The Children of those engaged in Unclean Occupation From 1 to 10th Std
  • No Caste or Religion
  • No Income Limit
4
  • Higher Education Special Scholarship
  • For Degree / Polytechnic Courses Rs.7500/p.a.
  • Post Graduate / Professional Courses Rs.8000/p.a.
  • SC / ST / SCC Communities Only.
  • Income 2 Lakhs.
  • Students studying in Govt College Hostels and Private College Hostels
5 Overseas Scholarship Engineering / Technology and other Science disciplines are encouraged by providing Scholarship.
  • SC / ST / SCC Communities Only.
  • Income 3 Lakhs.
6 Incentive for Full time Ph.D. Scholars Full time Ph.D., Courses Recognized Institutions are awarded with Incentive of Rs.50000/- p.a.
  • SC / ST / SCC Communities Only.
  • Income 2 Lakhs.
7 Exemption of Examination fees / Application Fees / Registration Fees

  • Students studying in Standards X and XII in Government, Government Aided, Corporation, Municipal, Adi Dravidar Schools / Government Tribal Residential Schools.
  • Students studying Graduate and professional courses are fully exempted from paying Examinations Fee / Application Fee / Registration Fee
  • SC / ST / SCC Communities Only.
  • No Income Limit.

Award Schemes

Sl.NO. Name of the Schemes Eligibility
1 Chief Minister’s Merit Award A Sum of Rs.3000/p.a.
  1. SC / ST / SCC Communities Only.
  2. No Income Limit.
2 Dr. Ambethkar National Merit Scholarship First 3 best students at State Level 10th and 12th Std
  1. SC / ST / SCC Communities Only.
  2. Income 1 Lakhs.
3 State Level Prize who are studying in ADW / GTR Schools at 12th Std A Boy or a Girl in each Category
  1. SC / ST / SCC Communities Only.
  2. No Income Limit.
  3. Students should study in ADW / GTR Schools

Special Incentive Schemes for Girls Students

Sl. NO. Name of the Schemes Eligibility
1 Girls Incentives

  1. From 3rd to 5th Rs.500/-p.a
  2. For 6th Std Rs.1000/-p.a.
  3. For 7th and 8th Rs.1500/-p.a

 

  1. SC / ST Communities Only.
  2. No Income Limit.
  3. Applicable to Girls Students studying in Govt /Govt Aided
    Schools only

Reputed Residential Private Schools Schemes

Sl. NO. Name of the Schemes Eligibility
1 Admission of bright students in reputed Residential School in VI Std
  1. SC / ST / SCC Community Students studying in Govt / Corporation / Municipal / ADW / GTR Schools in 5th Std
  2. No Income Limit.
  3. Best students selected through special examination conducted in each Block
2 Admission of bright students in reputed Residential School in 11th Std
  1. SC / ST / SCC Community Students studying in Govt / Govt Aided Schools in 10th Std
  2. Income 1 Lakh.

Adi Dravidar Welfare Hostels

Sl. NO. Name of the Hostels Place
1 Govt College Boys Hostel, Tiruppur Chikkanna College Campus,College Road, Tiruppur
2 Govt College Girls Hostel, Tiruppur Rayapuram,Primary School Street,Tiruppur
3 Govt Boys Hostel, Rayapuram Rayapuram,Primary School Street,Tiruppur
4 Govt Girls Hostel, Tiruppur Rayapuram,Primary School Street,Tiruppur
5 Govt Boys Hostel, Seyur Pandhampalayam,Seyur
6 Govt Girls Hostel, Avinashi Srinivasapuram,Avinashi
7 Govt Girls Hostel, Palladam Pa. Vadugapalayam,Palladam
8 Govt Boys Hostel, Kangayam Bharathiyar Nagar,Kangayam
9 Govt Girls Hostel, Kangayam Bharathiyar Nagar,Kangayam
10 Govt Girls Hostel, Vellakoil Karur Main Road,Vellakoil
11 Govt Boys Hostel, Dharapuram Kamarajapuram,Dharapuram
12 Govt Girls Hostel, Dharapuram Anumandhapuram,Dharapuram
13 Govt Boys Hostel, Mulanoor Santhapettai,Mulanoor
14 Govt College Girls Hostel, Udumalai Singapoor Nagar,Udumalai
15 Govt Boys Hostel, Udumalai Singapoor Nagar,Udumalai
16 Govt Girls Hostel, Udumalai Babukaan Street,Udumalai
17 Govt Boys Hostel, Pethapampatti Pethapampatti,Tiruppur
18 Govt Boys Hostel, Kaniyur Vanjiyapuram Salai,Kaniyur
19 Govt Boys Hostel, Poolavadi Poolavadi

Adi Dravidar Welfare Schools

Sl. NO. Name of the Schools Place
1 Govt ADW Primary School, Rangampalayam Nachipalayam,Kangayam Road
2 Govt ADW Primary School, T. Andipalayam T. Andipalayam,Dharapuram Road
3 Govt ADW Primary School, Kulathuputhur Andipalayam,Somanur Road
4 Govt ADW Primary School, Kovilvazhi Kovilvazhi,Dharapuram Road
5 Govt ADW Primary School, Karungalipalayam Muthanampalayam,Pongalur
6 Govt ADW Primary School, Ammapatti Ammapatti,Udumalai
7 Govt ADW Middle School, Kandiyankoil Kandiyankoil,Tiruppur South
8 Govt ADW High School, Kovilvazhi Kovilvazhi,Dharapuram Road
9 Govt ADW High School, Ammapatti Ammapatti,Udumalai

Tribal Welfare Schools

Sl. NO. Name of the Schools Place
1 Govt GTR Primary School, Amaravathi Nagar Amaravathi Nagar,Sainic School Post
2 Govt GTR Primary School, Perumalapudur Perumalapudur,Madathukulam
3 Govt GTR Primary School,Thirumoorthimalai Thirumoorthimalai,Udumalai
4 Govt GTR Primary School, Lingamavoor Lingamavoor,Thali Post
5 Govt GTR Primary School, Karattur Karattur Post,Karattur

Schools and Hostels

Sl. NO. Name of the Schemes Eligibility
1 Text Books All Students studying in standard 1st to 12th

  1. Adi Dravidar Welfare Schools
  2. Government Tribal Residential Schools
2 Note Books All Students studying in standard 1st to 10th

  1. Adi Dravidar Welfare Schools
  2. Government Tribal Residential Schools
3 Uniforms All Students studying in standard 1st to 12th

  1. Adi Dravidar Welfare Schools
  2. Government Tribal Residential Schools
4 Bicycles Bicycles are supplied free of cost to SC/ST/SCC Girls & Boys studying in Std XI in Govt / Govt Aided/ Partly Govt Aided Schools, Where +1 are conducted under self finance basis
5 Special Guides and Questions Bank Students studying in Std 10th and 12th in

  1. Adi Dravidar Welfare Schools
  2. Government Tribal Residential Schools
  3. Adi Dravidar Hostels
  4. Tribal Welfare Hostels

Concession Given to Students Studying in Schools

Sl. NO. Name of the Schemes Eligibility
1 Free Boarding and lodging to the Students studying from 4th Std
  1. SC / ST / SCC Student 4th Std to College
  2. Income Limit Rs.2 Lakhs
2 Mats and Bed Sheets All Boys / Girls boarders staying in the Hostels are provided (Mats once in a year and Bed Sheets once in two years) SC / ST / SCC Student
3 Miscellaneous Charges – An Amount of Rs.50/- per month per student for school Hostels and Rs.75/- per month per student for College / ITI Hostels is given for soap and oil SC / ST / SCC Student
4 Special Meals Fees – Special Meals Fee for the Hostel Staying School student both boys and girls Rs.20/- per student. Similarly for the College Students both boys and girls Rs.40/- per student. (Pongal, Republic Day, Tamil New Year, Independence Day, Deepawali) SC / ST / SSC Student
5 Private Subsidy Hostels Under Government Hostels of Adi Dravidar & Tribal Welfare there are 36 subsidised Hostels run by voluntary organisations. Students studying in these hostel are provided Food Charges, Miscelleaneous Expenses, Atlas, Dictionary, Mat, Bed Sheet, Uniform and Stitching Charges by
this Department.
SC / ST / SCC Student

Economic Development for SC /ST

Sl. NO. Name of the Schemes Eligibility
1 Financial Assistance to candidates appearing for Civil Services Main Examination To encourage the SC youth to join Civil Services, Financial assistance of Rs.50,000/- is given per candidate, who has passed Civil Services Preliminary Examination and to prepare for Civil Services main examination
  1. Applicant should have passed the Civil Services Preliminary examination
  2. The applicant should not be a permanent / temporary employee of Central / State Government / Public Sector undertakings.
2 Financial Assistance to Law Graduates
An amount of Rs.50,000/- is given as financial assistance to law graduate to set up their profession
  1. Applicant should be a SC Candidate.
  2. The applicant should be in the age group of 21 – 45 years
  3. The applicant should be a Law Graduate
  4. The applicant should qualify the law graduation course completion of three or five years duration period
  5. The candidate should be a member of State / Central Bar Council
  6. Law Graduate should be a practicing advocate in a court.
  7. This financial assistance (should be given one time only)

Removal of Untouchability

Sl. NO. Name of the Schemes Eligibility
1 Assistance to SC/ST people affected by Riots The Sc & ST (POA) Act 2015 and Rules – 2016 to prevent atrocities on the SCs and STs
  1. A sum of Rs.8.25 Lakhs maximum is awarded as compensation for the family who lost life in the riots.
  2. Basic pension to the widow or persons belonging to SC or ST amounting to Rs.50,000/- per month as
    applicable to a Government servant with admissible D.A and employment to one of the family members of the deceased and provision for agricultural land and house, etc
2 Select Village Scheme – Under this scheme a sum of Rs.10 Lakhs is sanctioned to each village in a district (except Chennai) A Village where Untouchability is not followed and people are living harmoniously

Provision of Basic Amenities to Adi Dravidar and Tribal Habitations

Sl. NO. Name of the Schemes Eligibility
1 Provision of House Site patta – House sites are provided at free of cost. 3 cents in rural areas
  1. Adi Dravidar, Tribal families who do not own a house of house site
  2. Annual income ceiling Rs.72,000/- in rural and Urban areas
  3. should be a SC / ST
2 Burial Ground – Burial Grounds,Pathways to Burial Grounds Adi Dravidar, Tribal habitation without burial ground and pathway to burial ground facilities
3 Link Road – Link Roads are provided connecting the Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare habitations with the main road / Villages Adi Dravidar, Tribal habitation villages
4 Community Halls – Adi Dravidar and Tribal habitation for conducting social functions like marriages, meetings etc. Habitation without Community Halls
5 Assistance for Funeral Rites A sum of Rs.2,500/- is given as subsidy for meeting expenses on funeral rites of poor
  1. SC /ST /SCC families
  2. Income Ceiling Rs.40,000/- in rural areas and Rs.60,000/- in urban areas.