Social Welfare and Nutritional Meal Programme

The Social Welfare Department has ensured the welfare of the poor, the downtrodden Women, Children, Senior citizens and Third Gender . They have also been provided with innumerable opportunities to live a dignified life through the implementation of laws Protecting women, Senior citizens and executing beneficial schemes as follows.

  1. Moovalur Ramamirtham Ammaiyar Ninaivu Marriage Assistance Scheme
  2. Dr. Dharmambal Ammaiyar Ninaivu Widow Remarriage Scheme
  3. E.V.R Maniyammaiyar Ninaivu Widow Daughter Marriage Scheme
  4. Annai Theresa Ninaivu Orphan Girls Marriage Scheme
  5. Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy Ammaiyar Ninaivu Intercaste Marriage Scheme
  6. Chief Ministers Girl Child Protection Scheme.
  7. Sathyavanimuthu Ammaiyar Ninaivu Free supply of Sewing Machine Scheme.
  8. Third Gender Welfare Scheme.

Details and Eligibility Condition to get the benefits of the above schemes – Download

Implementation of Acts & Laws

  1. Dowry Prohibition Act 1961
  2. Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005.
  3. The Prohibition of Child Marriage Act 2006.
  4. Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior citizens Act 2007.
  5. Protection of Women from Sexual Harassment at work Place Act 2013.
  6. Tamilnadu Hostels and Homes for women and children (Regulation ) Act 2014 and Rules 2015

Officer to be contacted:-

District Social Welfare Officer,
DSWO, Collectorate, Ramanathapuram – 623503

Extension Officer(SW) and
Rural Welfare Officer(All Block Office)