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District Backward Community and Welfare Office


Head of office designation

:

District Backward Classes and Minorities Welfare Office.

Address

:

Ground Floor, Collectorate, Thoothukudi

Phone No

:

0461 – 2341378

 

Department Profile

 

Thoothukudi District Backward Classes and Minorities Welfare Office is functioning in the District Collectorate, Thoothukudi from 20.10.1986 . It is 7 Km far away from Thoothukudi  Town. Many Schemes are being implemented to Backward Classes, Most Backward Classes and Denotified Communities and Minority People under the Backward Classes, Most Backward Classes and Denotified Communities Department following the instructions issued by the Government then and there. The following Schemes are being implemented through the District Backward Classes and Minorities

 

Welfare Office, Thoothukudi for the Welfare of Backward Classes, Most Backward Classes and Denotified Communities and Minority People as detailed below :

SCHEMES :

I. Prematric Scholarship for Minorities Students :

(i) Prematric Scholarship for Minorities Students From 1st Std to X th Std = Rs.1000/-

 

Conditions :

1. Family annual income limit for the both Tamil and English Medium Rs.1,00,000/- for Minority Students.

2. 50% of marks in the last exam for Minority students.

 

II. Post Matric Scholarship for Minority Students

11th 12th Std (Tamil / English Medium) Degree, Master Degree and Diploma Students are studying in Government and Government Aided Arts and Science Colleges, Polytechnic Colleges and Professional Colleges for eligible.

 

Details of Courses

Admission  Fess and Tuition Fees

        Rs.

Maintenance Fees

    Hostellers

          Rs.

 Dayschoolar

       Rs.

+1 and +2

7000

3800

2300

ITI, ITC, Polytechnic, Professional Courses

10000

3800

2300

Bachelor and Master courses

3000

5700

3000

Research Studies

--

12000

5500

 

Conditions :

1.  Family annual income limit Rs.2,00,000/- for Minority Students.

2. 50% of marks in the last exam for Minority students.

 

2. Educational Scholarship for BC / MBC / DNC Students :

(ii)Prematric Scholarship (English Medium)

     BC, MBC/DNC students those who are studying english Medium in

     Government and Government Aided Schools.

 

       From 6th Std to 8th Std = Rs.200 /- p. A.

 

       From 9th Std to 10th Std Rs. /- p. A.

 

       From 11th and 12th Rs.500/- P.A.

 

III. Free Education Scholarship:

First Graduate Students in the family from BC, MBC/DNC candidates are eligible.

 

Conditions :

Arts and Science Colleges ;

1.Family annual income limit Rs.1,00,000/- BC Students only.

2.40% of marks in the last exam for

3. Students should be first graduate in the family for MBC/DNC no such limitation.

   

Polytechnic Professional Colleges :

1.Family annual income limit Rs.1,00,000/-

2. 40% of marks in the last exam for BC and MBC only for DNC no such limitation.

3. Students should be first graduate in the family.

 

Free Education Scholarship for Professional UG Degree Courses Medical, Engineering, Law, Agriculture, Veterinary etc..)

 

The BC/MBC/DNC Students studying Professional UG Degree Courses in Government / Government Aided Professional Colleges in Thoothukudi.  The Parents income ceiling is Rs.1,00,000/- Per Annum and belonging to non-graduate family are eligible for scholarship scheme. Under this scheme tuition fee, special fee other non-refundable fess and Exam fee are sanctioned in full. In addition to these fees, book money as prescribed in the Tamil Nadu State Scholarship Notification as Sanctioned.

 

With the above condition the students admitted under Government quota through Single Window System in the self finance professional colleges are eligible. Under the scheme and scholarships are sanctioned at the rates prescribed for Government Professional colleges.

 

Sanction of Scholarship :

From the year 2009-10 Scholarships are sanctioned on web based system to the BC/MBC/DNC students studying in Colleges through District Backward Classes and Minorities Welfare Officers.

 

Rural Girls Incentive Scheme (MBC/DNC Candidates only)

For the benefit of MBC/DNC Girls children in rural area to prevent dropouts of schools, They are sanctioned.

3rd to 5th Std – Rs.500/- per year.

6th Std Rs.1000/- per year.

 

Family income Limit : Rs. 25,000/- per annum eligible.

          1. Government and Government Aided School in rural area.

          2. MBC / DNC Girls students only deserted

          3. Given priority to Destitute & Deserted Widow’s Children.

 

Total No. Benefited  School :

Top 10 Level Marks Hostel in 10th Std Students (BC & MBC) Students Special Scholarship to study in the reputed private schools in Tamil Nadu.

 

Top 10 level marks holders in 10th Std in District level arte sanctioned for their higher Secondary studies in the reputed schools in Tamil Nadu at the Rate of Rs.28,000/- per year.

 

BC

 

BOYS

3

GIRLS

3

MBC/DNC

 

BOYS

2

GIRLS

2

 

Conditions:

1. 10th Std should have studied in Government School.

2. 11th Std should be studied in reputed private school.

3. Parent Income limit Rs.1,00,000/- per annum

 

Boarding Grants

                 Sanctioned for the students those who are studying in private hostel are recognized by the Government BC/MBC/DNC Candidates Rs.450/- per month. Parents income limit Rs.50,000/- There is no need of separate application submitted.

 

Free Bicycle Distribution Scheme:

                    Bicycles are distributed to the +1, students of BC/MBC/DNC & Minorities of Government  School, and Aided and party Aided Schools of Thoothukudi  District. There is no eligible criteria. There is no need separate application. Free Bicycles are being disbursed as per the Govt. time schedule issued then and there. As of now, Govt. have instructed to distribute the free bicycles to the students, as soon as admitted into the schools and it should be entered and reported through Government Websites.

 

Anna Memorial Award :

          Top Scores of 12th Std in District Level and studying in the professional Colleges are  sanctioned Rs.10000/- those who are belong to BC/MBC/DNC.

 

BC

 

BOYS

10000/-

GIRLS

10000/-

MBC/DNC

 

BOYS

10000/-

GIRLS

10000/-

 

From the year 2009 – 2010 it has been enhanced to Rs.5000/- Each.

 

Thanthai Periyar Memorial Award :

             Top Scores of 10th Std in Thoothukudi District level and studying in the polytechnic Colleges are sanctioned Rs10000/- each students.

BC

 

BOYS

10000/-

GIRLS

5000

MBC/DNC

 

BOYS

5000

GIRLS

5000

 

From the year 2009 – 2010 it has been enhanced to Rs.5000/- Each.

 

Other Prizes :

Top Scores of 10th and 12th Std in District level students are belonging to BC/MBC/DNC. The Prize details are as follows:

 

For 10th Std

Ist Price is Rs.1500/-

2nd Price Rs. 1000/-

3rd Price Rs. 500/-

 

For 12th Std

Ist Price is Rs.3000/-

2nd Price Rs. 2000/-

3rd Price Rs. 1000/-

 

Hostel Maintenance :

 

School Hostel :

1. From 4th Std to 12th Studying students arte eligible.

2. Family Income Rs.1,00,000/- P.A.

3. For Boys-Schools should be situated beyond 8Km from the living place.

4. For Girls No limitations.

 

1. Bachelor Degree & Master Degree studying students are eligible.

2. Family income Rs.1,00,000/-. In Thoothukudi  District total No. of  Hostels are 36.

 

School Hostels – 34

Boys

Girls

BC

15

10

MBC

4

2

DNC

2

1

College Hostels

1

1

Total - 36

22

14

 

Hostel Buildings

 

Total No. of Hostels

 

:

36

Functioning in Government Buildings

 

:

29

Functioning in Private / Rented Building

 

:

7

 

 

The following actions and precautionary measures are taken to improve the functioning of the Hostels under this Department.

 

Students have been instructed to be present at their hostel immediately after the school hours

 

Wardens have been instructed to take the students who got fever or some     other health problems. are admitted to the hospitals immediately for proper     treatment and also to inform the parents of the students. Further to inform  the D,B.C.M.W.O.

 

Maintenance of movement register to the Staffs and Wardens.

 

As per the Government norms students fof the hostels are provided with good quality of food further they are provide with muttons and chicken twice a    month and eggs for a week. Wardens must supervise the preparation of good   foods and also the distribution of the foods to the students at all the three   times of a day.

 

The Wardens / Matrons are instructed to test and taste of the food before it    is supplied to the students.

  1. Students are provided with Bath Soaps and Cleaning Soaps.
  2. Wardens / Matrons are instructed to watch the cleanness of Kitchen, Dining Room, Toilets & Surroundings of Hostels regularly.
  3. Cooks have been instructed to clean the kitchen vessels regularly.
  4. All the students are advised to refer the hostel library books to improve their knowledge.
  5. The Wardens/Matrons are instructed to watch the Students studies at the evening time and clear their doubts also.
  6. Wardens / Matrons are take the responsible for supply of the purified water to students.
  7. A Teamj under the Chairmanship of the District Collector including members in the rank of Deputy Collectors to inspect the hostels are also formed.
  8. Four medical Camps for a year have been organized to check up the health of  the students and to the necessary students.
  9. Hostel Rooms and Surroundings are sprayed with the Pest Control once in a year to avoid infections to students.
  10. Wardens / Matrons are instructed to maintain the Hostel lights and Fans.
  11. The Wardens / Matrons are instructed, to not involved the students in any work other than their studies.
  12. The Wardens and Matrons are advised to ring to the mobile of the D.B.C.M.W. immediately, any king of problem arrives in the hostels and also take necessary steps to correct the problems.

 

Distribution of free House site Pattas Scheme :

Free House site pattas are given to houseless BC/MBC/DNC & Minorities people in the  District through the land acquisition by the private negotiation the Income eligibility.

Rs. 16,000/- P.A. in Rural.

Rs. 24,000/- P.A. in Urban.

 

Distribution of free Iron Boxes :

Those who are doing ironing Professional and belong to BC/MBC/DNC & Minorities are eligible for the scheme Income should be

Rs. 40,000/- P.A. in Rural.  Rs. 60,000/- P.A. in Urban.

 

Distribution of Sewing Machines:

Knowledge of Tailoring and belong to BC/MBC/DNC & Minorities are eligible for the scheme Income should be

Rs. 40,000/- P.A. in Rural.

Rs. 60,000/- P.A. in Urban.

Age Limit 20-45.

 

Job Oriented Training Schemes :

Under this Schemes BC/MBC/DNC are eligible. Family income limit Rs.50,000/- P.A.

 

TABCEDCO SCHEME:

(TAMILNADU BACKWARD CLASSES ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION – 1982 onwards)

Term loans are being sanctioned through various schemes by TABCEDCO BC/MBC/DNC.people .

 

Conditions :

1. Belong to BC/MBC/DNC

2. Income Limit : Rs. 40,000/- year in rural

    Rs. 55,000/- year in urban.

3. Age should be acove 18

4. One member only is eligible for a family.

 

Maximum Loan Limit : Rs. 1 Lakh

                                   Rs. 5 Lakh (with permission of National Corporation)

Repaying term : 1 1 year to 5 years

Rate of Interest:6%

 

Micro Loan Scheme : For BC/MBC/DNC women

Loan eligibility from 2,000/- to 10,000/-

Repaying term 1 year to 3 years

Rate of Interest is 5% for male and 4% for Female

 

Conditions :

1. Applicant should be a member of self help group. The loan is disbursed through self   help group.

 

TAMCO SCHEME :

(TAMILNADU MINORITIES ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION – 1999-2000)

Term loans are being sanctioned thing various shamed by TAMCO to minorities.

 

Conditions :

1. Belong to Minorities (Muslims /Christians / Sikhs & Buddies)

2. Income Limit : Rs. 39500/- year in rural

     Rs. 54500/- year in urban

3. Age should be above 18

4. One member only is eligible for a family.

 

Maximum Loan limit : Rs. 1 Lakh

                                  Rs. 5 Lakhs (with permission of National Corporation)

Repaying term : 1 year to 3 years.

Rate of Interest is 5%

 

Micro Loan Scheme : For minorities women

Loan eligibility from 2,000/- to 10,000/-

repaying term 1 year to 3 years.

Rate of Interest is 4%

 

Conditions :

1. Applicant should be a member of self-help.

2. The loan is disbursed through self-help group.

 

DIRECTORATE OF MINORITIES

The Directorate of Minorities has been started from 1.8.2007. The Various schemes are being implemented to the Minorities by the BC/MBC Commissioner.

 

MUSLIM WOMEN AID SOCIETY :

As per the G.O. No:14 BC, MBHC & MW Department Dated : 23.4.2007 Government ordered to form a society namely Muslim Aided Society for the uplift of Muslim Women in all manners. As instructed by the Government. 145/07, dt.6.9.07.

 

IRRIGATION IMPROVEMENT LOAN

As per the G.O. No:111 Dated :3.12.2007 Government have pronounced a irrigation improvement loan to ther BC, MBC & DNC Marginal /Small farmers through TABCEDCO with 50% subsidy for the Maximum amount of 1 Lakh.

 

NARIKURAVAR BENEFIT SCHEME:

As per the G.O. NO:60 Dated : 24.5.2008 under this scheme is being implemented by the District backward Classes and Minorities Welfare Office, Thoothukudi. So far 11  membership cards  have been issued top the members.

 

DENOTIFIED COMMUNITIES BENEFICIARY SCHEME:

As per the G.O. NO: 13, 29 Dated : 20.4.2007, 28.3.2008 this scheme is being implemented by the District Backward Classes and Minorities Welfare Office, Thoothukudi. So far 191  cards have been issued to the members. The following schemes are also implemented.

1. Accident Relief Scheme

2. Assistance for Handicapped by Accident

3. Assistance for Natural Death

4. Assistance for Funeral

5. Assistance for pregnant

6. Supply of free Spectacles

7. Old Age Pension

8. Education Scholarship -For 10th Std Rs.1000/--For 12th Std Rs. 1500/-

 

 

BACKWARD CLASS, MOST BACKWARD CLASS & MINORITIES WELFARE DEPARTMENT

THOOTHUKUDI DISTRICT.

Achievement of the Schemes from 2008-2009 to 2010-2011.

 

Sl.

No

 

Name of the Scheme

 

2010-2011

2011-2012

2012-2013

Beneficiaries

 

Amount

 

Beneficiaries

 

Amount

 

Beneficiaries

 

Amount

 

1

Scholarship

 

10,030

1,36,48,304

10,517

1,69,32,123

7874

17187917

2

Boarding Grants

0

0

0

0

26

130000

3

Thanthai Periyar Award

(Rs.5000/- each)

18

90,000

22

1,10,000

29

1,45,000

4

Perarignar Anna Memorial Award

Rs.5000/-each

22

1,10,000

29

1,45,000

14

238188

5

District level Top Scores Prize

 

30

41,500

83

36,000

AG AUTHOR. AWAITED

AG AUTHOR. AWAITED

6

Rural Girls Incentive for MBC/DNC

only

1800

12,00,000

1800

12,00,000

 

 

7

Free supply of Iron Boxes

 

13

36,400

144

4,03,200

 

 

8

Free supply of Bicycles to XIth Std

Students

10,610

2,66,47,428

11214

2,81,77,968

Report not yet received

Report not yet received

9

Free Supply of Sewing Machines

 

17

45,560

78

2,09,040

0

0

10

Free issue of House site Patta

 

194

3,24,000

168

2,16,000

0

0

11

TABCEDCO

256

36,89,000

74

14,30,000

0

0

12

TAMCO

130

58,75,000

141

34,70,000

191

8192000

13

D.N.C.W.S

0

0

6

9,000

0

0

 

 

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