Tamil Nadu State Government Officials have informed us that applications can be sent for the `Pudhumai Penn` Scheme from 1st November(Tuesday)!
This `Pudhumai Penn` Scheme was inaugurated by the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. K. Stalin on 5th September.
Under this `Pudhumai Penn` Scheme, the girl students who have studied in the Government High Schools from the 6th Standard to the 12th Standard and pursue higher education by joining colleges and Institutes, are offered monthly financial assistance of Rs. 1000/-. So far, over 1 Lakh girl students studying in the 2nd, 3rd, & 4th year in colleges/Institutions have availed of this benefit.
Even the 1st Year students can apply for monthly assistance of Rs. 1000/- under this scheme. These 1st-year girl students can apply on the exclusive website set up for this purpose.
All these eligible 1st-year girl students can apply through their respective colleges from 1st November until 11th November.
PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY THE GIRL STUDENTS WHO HAD STUDIED IN GOVERNMENT HIGH SCHOOLS ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THIS!
ALSO, THESE STUDENTS MUST SEND THEIR APPLICATIONS THROUGH THEIR RESPECTIVE COLLEGES/INSTITUTIONS – NEVER APPLY DIRECTLY!
Special Camps are scheduled to be conducted in the colleges or academic institutions about the procedure to apply for this! The Girl Students need to attach copies of their Aadhar cards and the particulars of their Bank Savings Accounts.
In case girl students studying in the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year HAD FAILED TO APPLY FOR THIS SCHEME, THEY AVAIL OF THIS OPPORTUNITY AND APPLY NOW!
In case there are any doubts while filling up the applications, the students can contact the Help Centres functioning under the Directorate of Social Welfare. The numbers to contact from 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM on Mondays: are 91500 56809, and 91500 56805. 91500 56901, and91500 56810.
The Tamil Nadu Government officials further informed that they can send e-mail as well in this regard to clarify their doubts!