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AMMA Thittam

AMMA ThittamAssured Maximum service to Marginal people in All Villages is a novel scheme being implemented by the Revenue Department from 24.02.2013. As per the orders of Hon’ble Chief Minister, “AMMA Thittam” was implemented to benefit all the people living in remote villages and urban areas. Under the scheme, a schedule for each Revenue Village has been prepared for conduct of Camps. A team of officials, headed by the Tahsildar, conducts camps at the scheduled villages every Friday and make public aware for availing benefits under various Welfare Schemes besides delivering services at their doorsteps. The main priority of this scheme is reaching public and redressing their grievances on the spot.

Orders on the eligible petitions received on the day of camp are issued on the spot. During the first phase of “AMMA Thittam”  12,666 Camps conducted in all the Revenue Villages, 33,13,792 petitions were received and finalised without any pendency. Likewise, during the second phase, 8,16,700 petitions have been received and 7,18,086 petitions have been finalised from 04.10.2013 till 18.07.2014 in 7,705 Camps so far. The Revenue Administration, Disaster Management and Mitigation Department has been awarded with the “Best Practices

Award for Improvement of Quality Delivery System Ensuring Good Governance” by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on 15th August, 2013.

Social Security Schemes

The Government of Tamil Nadu is implementing Social Security Pension Schemes to protect the vulnerable sections of the society from poverty. The Social Security Pension Schemes cover various categories of people such as Old Aged Persons, Differently Abled persons, Widows, Destitute Agricultural Labourers, Destitute farmers, Destitute / Deserted Wives and Unmarried, poor, incapacitated Women of age of 50 years and above.

During the year 2010-11, the total amount disbursed under the Social Security Pension Schemes was Rs.1,207 crores. The Hon'ble Chief Minister, immediately on assumption of the charge, ordered to enhance the monthly Pension under these Schemes from Rs.500 to Rs.1,000 per month with effect from May, 2011. For the year 2013-14, the allocation under the Budget Estimates for various Social Security Pensions excluding Chief Minister’s Uzhavar Paadukaapu Thittam (CMUPT) was Rs.2,767.71 crores. However, an additional allocation of Rs.531.47 crores was provided in the Revised Estimates 2013-14, which made the overall allocation of Rs.3,299.18 crores for the Schemes. Similarly, under CMUPT, the original allocation of Rs.681.44 crores in Budget Estimates was increased to Rs.902.72 crores in the Revised Estimates with an additional allocation of Rs.221.28 crores. Thus, the overall allocation for all the pension schemes has been substantially stepped up to Rs.4,201.90 crores in 2013-14. The amount disbursed in the year 2013-14 is nearly Rs. 3,000 crores more than the amount disbursed in the year 2010-11. A total of 35.39 lakhs persons are benefited under the Social security schemes as mentioned below:

Beneficiaries under Social Security Pension Schemes

Sl.No

Name of the Schemes

No. of beneficiaries (as on 31.05.2014)

1.

Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme

16,01,083

2.

Indira Gandhi National Disability Pension Scheme

65,527

3.

Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme

6,41,644

4.

Destitute Differently Abled Pension Scheme

2,05,751

5.

Destitute Widows Pension Scheme

4,63,166

6.

Chief Minister’s Uzhavar Padhukaapu Thittam.

4,05,978

7.

Destitute / Deserted Wives Pension Scheme

1,33,374

8.

Pension to Unmarried, poor, incapacitated women

22,053

 

of age 50 years and above

 

 

Total

35,38,576

In order to ensure integration of all pension schemes, the Government have ordered that all the Social Security schemes including Pension scheme under CMUPT shall be monitored through the Commissionerate of Revenue Administration with effect from 2014-15. The other components of Uzhavar Padhukappu Thittam will continue to be monitored by the Commissioner of Land Reforms.

Details of Social Security Scheme

Of the above mentioned eight Pension Schemes, the pattern of Central assistance for 3 schemes namely, Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme, Indira Gandhi National Disability Pension Scheme and Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme, is mentioned below:

Central Governmental

Contribution in Pension Schemes

1.

Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme

60 to 79 years

80 years and above

Rs.200/-

Rs.500/-

2

Indira

Gandhi

National

18 to 79 years

Rs.300/-

 

Disability Pension Scheme

 

 

3

Indira Gandhi National Widow

40 to 79 years

Rs.300/-

 

Pension Scheme

 

 

 

The remaining amount to make monthly pension of Rs.1,000 is being borne by the State Government. For the remaining 5 State schemes, the entire amount of Rs.1,000 is borne by the State Government.

The Government have issued orders to disburse the Social Security Pensions through banks using Bio-metric Smart Cards in 3 phases. Accordingly, the work is being carried out in all the Villages. As on 30.06.2014 disbursement of pension through Banks is made to 9.95 lakh beneficiaries.

One saree per female pensioner and one dhoti per male pensioner is distributed twice a year during Pongal and Deepavali festivals to all the pensioners. The beneficiaries under the above schemes are permitted to draw rice free of cost as per the following scale:-

  1. 4 Kgs of fine variety rice per month for those who do not take meals at the Anganwadi Centres.
  1. 2 kgs of the fine variety rice per month for those who take meals at the Anganwadi Centres.

The Government have provided Rs.4,198 Crores for payment of OAP under various Social Security Schemes including Chief Ministers Uzhavar Padhukappu Thittam for the year 2014-15.


Accident Relief Scheme and Distress Relief Scheme

Under the schemes, a sum of Rs.15,000 and Rs.10,000 is being paid as relief under Accident Relief Scheme and Distress Relief Scheme respectively to the households belonging to below poverty line category on death of the primary bread winner of the family.

Distribution of Electric Fans / Induction Stoves, Mixies and Grinders to Women Beneficiaries

In G.O.(Ms.)No.2, Special Programme Implementation Department, dated 03.06.2011, the Government have announced the Scheme of distribution of package of Electric fans, Mixies and Grinders to women beneficiaries, belonging to 1.85 crore families, holding family cards which are eligible for drawing rice as on 30.06.2011, in a phased manner.

All the three items under this scheme are being distributed to the beneficiaries in a package.

Priority for distribution is given to rural areas within the Assembly Constituency, followed by Town Panchayats, Municipalities and Municipal Corporation is ascending order of the population.

This Scheme was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Chief Minister on 15th September, 2011 at Kakkalur, Tiruvallur District. While implementing this scheme, it was decided by Government to distribute Induction Stove, in lieu of electric fan, in hilly areas such as The Nilgiris district and Kodaikanal area in Dindigul district and accordingly, Induction Stoves are being distributed in these areas.

Details of number of beneficiaries and fund allotment from 2011 to 2014 are given below:

Details of Fan, Mixie, Grinder beneficiaries

Year
Fund allotment (in Crores) No. of Beneficiaries
2011-12 (1st Phase) Rs.1,370 25 Lakhs
2012-13
(2nd Phase)
Rs.2,000 35 Lakhs
2013-14
(3rd Phase)
Rs.1,500 35 Lakhs
Total Rs.4,870 95 Lakhs beneficiaries

Totally, 93.58 lakhs beneficiaries are benefited under the scheme for three years as on 21.07.2014. Remaining beneficiaries will be covered during next two years.

Distribution of Priceless Sarees and Dhoties for Pongal 2014

The  Hon’ble  Chief  Minister  inaugurated distribution of "Priceless Sarees and Dhoties" for Pongal 2014 on 04.01.2014 at Coonoor in Nilgiris District. For 2014, 1,73,23,843 Sarees and 1,72,05,561 Dhoties have been allotted to 32 Districts and the supply to all the Districts is being made through Co-optex. The District Collectors are monitoring the distribution of priceless sarees and dhoties to all the eligible beneficiaries.

In order to ensure that all the eligible beneficiaries are receiving the "Priceless Sarees and Dhoties", the software developed by NIC has been sent to all Districts and instructions have been issued to the effect that the distribution of Priceless sarees and dhoties to beneficiaries should be done only after making entries online.

For Pongal 2014, 1,52,10,381 Priceless sarees and 1,52,50,547 Priceless dhoties have been issued to the beneficiaries as on 22.07.2014 and instructions have been issued to all the District Collectors to distribute Priceless sarees and dhoties to the remaining beneficiaries.

Issue of Certificates to Students through Schools

Certificates required by the public and particularly by the students, are being issued by the Revenue Department. The three essential certificates required by students for availing scholarships and admissions in Educational institutions are Community, Nativity and Income certificates. With a view of reducing the delay and hardship faced by the students in obtaining certificates, a time bound plan of action for issuing certificate to all students in 6th standard itself through schools has been ordered by Hon'ble Chief Minister vide G.O.(Ms)No.184, Revenue [RA3(2)] Department, dated 05.06.2012. During the academic year of 2013-14, a total number of 11,23,355 certificates were issued to the students comprising 5,92,838 certificates to 6th standard students, 4,13,787 certificates to 10th standard students and 1,16,730 certificates to 12th standard students.

National Population Register (NPR)-Bio Metric Enrolment

NPR based capturing of Bio-metric details i.e., Photograph, finger prints and iris images (Biometrics) of the individuals (5 years and above) has been taken up in a phased manner. This work is being executed by Bharat Electronics Limited, Bangalore and monitored by Director of Census Operations, Tamil Nadu. Review meetings are being conducted every month to review the progress of coverage by Additional Chief Secretary / Commissioner of Revenue Administration (Nodal Officer) with Census officials and suitable instructions are being issued to District Collectors and all concerned to complete the work.

Ariyalur, Perambalur, Nagapattinam and Ramanathapuram Districts have crossed 80% of coverage. Of the total 7.21 Crores Population of Tamil Nadu as against the targeted population of 6,74,18,169 the coverage, so far, is 4,91,21,344 (72.86%) as on 15.07.2014 and the work is going on to cover the balance population in the State.

The number of Aadhaar cards generated is 4,64,83,150 against the BME coverage of 4,91,21,344 which works out to 94.62%.

Statement Showing the Progress of National Population Register (NPR) and Aadhaar Card generatedas on 15.07.2014

District

Total No. of persons to be covered for Biometric

Total number of persons covered as on 15.07.2014

Total Number of Aadhaar Card generated as on15.07.2014

Ariyalur

729430

624065

589965

Chennai

4153882

2559235

2357558

Coimbatore

3259142

2400202

2266530

Cuddalore

2414419

1768270

1642103

Dharmapuri

1458976

1117806

1042783

Dindigul

2065648

1400174

1373754

Erode

2161720

1712012

1580316

Kancheepuram

3627157

2492254

2470113

Kanniyakumari

1712615

1293907

1254354

Karur

1026389

762654

750832

Krishnagiri

1796504

1224998

1122344

Madurai

2903646

2142414

2159555

Nagapattinam

1373705

1168349

1155289

Namakkal

1618420

1102524

1089956

Perambalur

533131

462751

380169

Pudukkottai

1507275

1202145

1096331

Ramanathapuram

1078248

869932

806350

Salem

3332520

2449389

2401876

Sivaganga

1291305

853262

802787

Thanjavur

2244009

1732766

1645303

The Nilgiris

713857

502857

462840

Theni

1207061

873765

865236

Thiruvallur

3435796

2482458

2290540

Thoothukkudi

1576298

1223597

1088451

Tiruchirappalli

2582854

2053240

1991573

Tirunelveli

2887327

2135958

1992263

Tiruppur

2312793

1525475

1329266

Tiruvannamalai

2373117

1623965

1364527

Tiruvarur

1195490

876762

852167

Vellore

3711684

2694309

2649671

Viluppuram

3266924

2381110

2198990

Virudhunagar

1866827

1408739

1409358

TOTAL

6,74,18,169

4,91,21,344

4,64,83,150

 

 

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