Cradles are placed in reception centers, District social welfare board offices, District Collectorates, Hospitals, Primary Health Centers, Orphanages, and Children Homes to receive unwanted babies
Surrendered/abandoned children are then placed in Government recognized institutions/centers for adoption by eligible couples
The differently-abled children who are unable to be given in for adoption are handed over to specialized agencies for care and protection.
NGO/citizens are encouraged to bring abandoned babies.
The District social welfare officer and extension officers (Social welfare) are the officials for availing the information to beneficiaries and also organize camps, seminars, and conferences to create awareness about female infanticide.
Cradle baby centers set up cost is Rs. 47.45 lakh and each center have a superintendent, an assistant nurse, an assistant, and other workers and adequate stock of milk powder, medicine, and clothes.
Under Assistance to scheme for Girls Child, an amount of Rs.50,000 is deposited in the name of a girl child for a family with only one girl child and
A sum of Rs.25,000 is deposited for a family with two girl children
The fixed deposit will be renewed periodically once in five years.
An annual incentive of Rs.1,800 is being given to the girl children on completion of the five years of deposit and it will continue up to the 20th year of deposit for her educational purpose.
The maturity value is payable to girl child only if the child studies up to 10th Std and has appeared for the Public Examination.
The fixed deposits under the scheme are maintained with the Tamil Nadu Power Finance and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited, in a specially designed cumulative interest payment scheme.
Child sex ratio which was 942/1000 in 2001 has risen to 943/1000 in 2011
Sathiyavani Muthu Ammaiyar Ninaivu free supply of Sewing machine scheme
Sewing Machines are supplied free of cost with a view to increasing the self-employment potential
For rehabilitation of destitute women/widows, deserted wives, Differently Abled men and women, socially affected women and women from economically weaker sections.
Destitute women/widows, deserted wives, differently-abled men and women, socially affected women and women from economically weaker sections.
Not exceeding Rs.72,000 per annum
20 to 40 years
Should have knowledge of tailoring
Implemented by the Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal Programme Department.
TN CM Girl Child Protection Scheme
Earlier as Sivagami Ammaiyar Memorial girl child protection scheme
Promoting the education of girl children,
Eradicating female infanticide,
Discouraging the preference for the male child,
Promoting the small family norm,
Promoting the welfare of girl children in poor families and to raise the status of girl children.
Encourage girls to get married only after the age of 18 years.
Encourage parents to adopt family planning norms with two girl children.
The family only has one girl child and no male child in the family.
In future no male child should be adopted.
Age of the child should be less than 3 years at the time of enrollment in the scheme.
Annual income of the family should not exceed Rs. 72,000/-
Either of the parents should have undergone sterilization within 35 years of age.
An amount of Rs. 50,000 is deposited in the name of the girl child born on or after 01/08/2011,
In the form of fixed deposit with the Tamil Nadu Power Finance and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited for a family with one girl child only.
The copy of the fixed deposit receipt is given to the family of the girl child.
An amount of Rs. 25,000 is deposited in the names of two girl children born on or after 01/08/2011
In the form of fixed deposit with Tamil Nadu Power Finance and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited,
For a family with two girl children only.
The copy of the fixed deposit receipt is given to the family of the girl children.
The above deposit is renewed at the end of every 5 years
On completion of 18 years of age the amount deposited along with interest will be given to the girl child.
To get this benefit, the girl child should appear for 10th standard public examination.
Thus, the matured amount will help the girl child to pursue her higher education.
An annual incentive of Rs.1800 is given to the girl child every year from the 6th year of depo
Annual income limit Rs.72000/-
From the year 2013-14, Marriage Assistance Scheme have also been extended to the beneficiaries under the Girl Child Protection Scheme who were enrolled in the years from 1992 to 1995.
Female literacy from 64.55% in 2001 to 73.44% in 2011 and