SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT SCHEMES

Purchase of land for construction of houses:

A grant for purchasing 5 cents of land in village area and 3 cents of land under Municipality and Corporation areas with 3.75, 4.5 and 6 lakhs rupees respectively. The beneficiaries are selected through gramasabha.

Housing Grant:

An amount of Rs. 3 lakh is given to houseless SC families for construction of houses. The amount will be given in four installments according to the stage of construction. (1st inst. Rs. 45,000/- IInd inst. 90,000/-, IIIrd inst. Rs. 1,20,000/- and IVth inst. Rs. 45,000/-) Beneficiaries are selected through Gramasabha.

Houses renovation/additional room grant:

For the maintenance of houses of 7-25 years age or for the constructions of additional room an amount of Rs. 50,000/- is given in two equal installments. Amount will be sanctioned as per the plan/estimate. Income should not exceed Rs. 50,000/-.

Vulnerable Community Development Programme:

The Department provides assistance to purchase land, construction of house and allied amenities to vulnerable communities such as Vedan, Nayadi, Kalladi, Chakliya/Arunthathiyar. An amount of Rs. 7,25,000/- is given for buying 5 cents of land and building houses (3.75 lakh for land and 3.50 lakh for house constructions). Applications can be sent to Block/Municipal/ Corporation Scheduled Caste Development Officer. Annual income should not exceed Rs. 50,000/-.

Marriage Grant:

The Department provides an amount of Rs. 50,000/- as Marriage Grant for the marriage of SC girls.

Inter Caste Marriage Grant:

The Department provides an amount of Rs. 50,000/- to intercaste couples (one of them should belong to SC) to overcome hard circumstances due to intercaste marriage. Application should be given after one year of marriage and before the completion of three years with co-living certificate. Income should not exceed Rs. 40,000/-.

Toilet Construction Grant:

The Department provides an amount of 25,000/- for construction of toilets with safety tanks for SC families. The amount will be distributed in two equal installments. The application should be given to the concerned Scheduled Caste Development Officer. The income should not exceed Rs. 50,000/-.

The ministers distress relief fund:

A maximum of Rs. 1 lakh/- can be given for treatment of serious diseases like cancer, heart, kidney, liver ailments and up to 50,000/- for other serious illness. The relief is also given for meeting causality, natural calamity, fire accidents etc. Income should not exceeds Rs. 50,000/-

Vinhjan Vadi:

These Centers provides current affairs knowledge and also helps in submitting online applications for the competitive exams. Library with computer, internet facility along with newspapers and periodicals are provided in selected habitats. The programme meant for job seekers and students.

Homeo Health Centers (29):

Homeo Health Centers are established in selected SC habitats in the state with the help of Homeopathy Department. These centers are started in areas within the radius of 2.5Kms where there are no health centers of any kind.

Contact Us

Kerala State SC Development Department
Ayyankali Bhavan
Kanaka Nagar,
Kawadiyar PO
Vellayambalam
Trivandrum
PIN:695003

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