Adi Dravidar Welfare

The following schemes are implemented to help adi dravidar and tribal people of the district through the Department of adi dravidar and tribal welfare, Government of Tamilnadu.

Free Bording and lodging :

Free Bording and lodging to the students studying from 4th standard

Eligibility condition

  1. Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribe, Scheduled Castes Converted to Christianity students studying from 4th std to College.
  2. Distance between the school and Residence should be more than 5 kms (This does not apply for girls)
  3. Parents / guardian income limit Rs. 2 Lakhs p.a

Whom to contact

Warden/Matron of the Hostel

Mats and Bed Sheets :

Free Mats and Bed Sheets to the students

Eligibility condition

Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribe, Scheduled Castes Converted to Christianity students

Whom to contact

Warden/Matron of the Hostel

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

Eligibility condition

Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribe, Scheduled Castes Converted to Christianity students.

Whom to contact

Warden/Matron of the Hostel

Special Meals Fees :

  1. Special Meals Fee for the Hostel staying school student both boys and girls, Rs.20/- per student.
  2. Similarly for the College Students both boys and girls Rs.40/- per student (Pongal, Republic Day, Tamil New Year, Independence day, Deepawali)

Eligibility condition

Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribe, Scheduled Castes Converted to Christianity students

Whom to contact

Warden/Matron of the Hostel

Private Subsidy Hostels :

  1. Under Government Hostels of Adi -Dravidar and Tribal Welfare there are 36 subsidised hostels run by voluntary organizations. Students studying in theses hostels are provided.
  2. Food Charges, Miscellaneous Expenses, Atlas, Dictionary, Mat, Bed Sheet, Uniform and Stitching charges by this department.

Eligibility condition

Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribe, Scheduled Castes Converted to Christianity students

Whom to contact

District Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Officer

Admissions of VI Std :

Admission of bright students in reputed Residential School in VI Std.

Eligibility condition

  1. Adi Dravidar, Tribal and converted Christianity students studying in Government, Corporation Municipal, Adi Dravidar / Tribal Welfare Schools in 5th Std.
  2. Best students selected through special examination conducted in each Block
  3. No income limit

Whom to contact

District Adi Dravidar and Tribal welfare Officer

Admissions of 11th Std :

Admission of bright students in reputed schools in 11th Std

Eligibility condition

  1. Adi Dravidar, Tribal and converted to Christianity students studying in X Std. in Government and Government aided schools.
  2. No income limit

Whom to contact

Director, ADW Chennai

Scholarship along with maintenance allowance :

All Compulsory and non-refundable fees, payable to Govt. / Govt. aided schools and College are sanctioned as Scholarship along with maintenance allowance

  1. Maintenance Charges:Rs.230/- to Rs. 550/- per month.
  2. Hostellers:Rs. 380/- to Rs.1200/- per month

Eligibility condition

  1. Students studying beyond 10th std:Parent / Guardian’s Annual Income is upto Rs.2.50 lakhs (Gross income of all Sources will be taken into account)
  2. SC / ST Students only

Whom to contact

Head master/College Principal/ DADWO

Scholarship along with maintenance allowance for higher Education :

  1. Higher Education Special Scholarship:For degree / Polytechnic courses Rs.7500/- p.a.
  2. Post graduate / professional courses Rs.8000/- p.a

Eligibility condition

  1. Parents / Guardian Annual Income should not exceed Rs.2 Lakhs.
  2. Students staying in Government College hostels and private college hostels

Whom to contact

Principal

Text Books and Note Books :

Free Text Books and Note Book given to the Students

Eligibility condition

All Students

Whom to contact

Head Master

Uniforms :

All Students studying from Standard 1 to X11 in

Eligibility condition

All Students

Whom to contact

Head Master/Hostel Warden/Matron

Bicycles :

Bicycles are supplied free of cost to the Students

Eligibility condition

Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribe, Scheduled Castes Converted to Christianity students

Whom to contact

Head Master

Special Guides and Question Bank :

Special Guides and Question Bank to the Students studying in std 10th and 12th Std

Eligibility condition

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

Whom to contact

Head Master

Prevent From Riots :

Assistance to SC/ST people affected by Riots

  1. The SC/ST (POA) Act-2015 and Rules – 2016 to prevent atrocities on the SCs and STs
  2. 2.To protect SC and ST against the riots.

Eligibility condition

  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 other dependents of decreased persons belonging to SC or ST amounting to Rs.5000 per month as applicable to a Government servant with admissible D.A and employment to one the family members of the deceased and provision of agriculture land and house, etc

Whom to contact

District Collector/District Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Officer

Free House Patta :

Provision of House site Patta are provided a free of cost 3 cents in rural areas

Eligibility condition

  1. Adi Dravidar, Tribal families who do not own a house or house site.
  2. Annual income ceiling Rs.40000/- in rural areas and Rs.60,000/- in Urban areas
  3. Should be a SC/ST

Whom to contact

District Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Officer

Provision of drinking water Facilities :

Provision of drinking water Facilities to Adi Dravidar Tribal Habitations

Eligibility condition

Adi Dravidar, Tribal Habitation without drinking water facilities

Whom to contact

District Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Officer

Burial Ground :

Burial Ground Provision of Burial Grounds Pathways to Burial Grounds

Eligibility condition

Adi Dravidar, Tribal Habitation without burial ground and pathway to burial ground facilities

Whom to contact

District Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Officer

Link Road :

Link Roads are Provided connecting the Adi Dravidar Tribal Habitation with the main roads/Villages

Eligibility condition

Adi Dravidar, Tribal Habitation villages

Whom to contact

Project Officer, DRDA/ DADWO

Gandhi Memorial Award :

One best boy and one best giri in 12 Std. In each district to continue their education

  1. An award of Rs.2000/is given in the first year
  2. Rs.1.500/- per annu, for the succeeding five years

Eligibility condition

  1. A best boy and best giri belonging to Hindu Ai Dravidar Community
  2. No Income Limit

Whom to contact

Director, ADW, Chennai

National merit Scholarship for 10th and 12th Students :

Dr. Ambedkar National merit Scholarship for First 3 best students at State Level in 10th std

  1. 1th Prize – Rs.60,000
  2. 2th Prize – Rs.50,000
  3. 3th Prize – Rs.40,000

First 3 best students at State level in 12th Standard Science. Arts and Commerce

  1. 1th Prize – Rs.60,000
  2. 2th Prize – Rs.50,000
  3. 3th Prize – Rs.40,000

Eligibility condition

Income limit less than Rs. 1 Lakh

Whom to contact

Director, New Delhi Ambethkar Foundation

State Level Awards :

State level Award to best students in 12th Standard

  1. Rs.50,000
  2. Rs.30,000
  3. Rs.20,000

Eligibility condition

A Best Boy and best Girl from each catgory

  1. Adi Dravidar, Tribal Adi-Dravidar Converted to Christianity students
  2. Should have studied Tamil as one subject.
  3. No income limit

Whom to contact

District Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare Officer