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Department of Ex-servicemen's Welfare


Head of office designation

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Assistant Director

Address

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Assistant Director of Ex-Servicemen's Welfare
Thoovipuram 8th Street,
Thoothukudi – 628 003

Phone No

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0461 – 2321678


Office of the Ex-Servicemen's Welfare is responsible of the rehabilitation and resettlement of ex-servicemen and their dependents and welfare of the families of Serving Defence Personnel in the District.

            The District Collector is the Chairman of the District Soldiers' Sailors' and Airmens' Board and the Deputy / Assistant Director of Ex-Servicemen's Welfare of the District in the Secretary.

Ex-Servicemen / Widows Population in the District :-

Ex-Servicemen            -           3909

 Widows                      -           1668

Welfare activities :-

  1. Employment Assistance
  2. Self Employment Schemes to Ex-Servicemen and their dependent
  3. Training
  4. Grants
  5. Assistances from Government
  6. Dependency Certificate issued to Dependent of Exservicemen for admission to  

       Colleges.
(g)  Employment  Priority Certificate issued to Dependent of Exservicemen.

 

SEMFEX –I Scheme :-

Introduction:
The aim is to provide financial assistance in liberalised terms to Ex-Servicemen, widows and Disabled Service Personnel through the State Financial Corporations.  The activities covered under the Scheme include Tiny, Small Scale Industries and Small Scale Service (Industry related) Enterprises. 
Project Cost Ceiling:            Rs.15.00 lakhs


SEMFEX -III SCHEME
 Introduction:
The aim of the scheme is to provide adequate self-employment opportunities to Ex-Servicemen, war widows, Disabled Service Personnel and widows of Ex-Servicemen through promotion and development of Khadi & Village Industries (KVI) in the rural areas.
BANK LOAN INTEREST SUBSIDY SCHEME (BLISS)
Introduction:
The scheme is called 'Bank Loan Interest Subsidy Scheme' shortly known as BLISS.  Under the scheme 75% up to 5,00,000/- of interest payable on loans availed by Ex-Servicemen and their widows from Banks/ Tamil Nadu Industrial Investment Corporation, for remunerative business purpose, other than agriculture purpose, will be reimbursed from Amalgamated Fund maintained by the Directorate of Ex-Servicemen's Welfare
SUBSIDY ON INDUSTRIAL SHED

25% on the cost of Industrial Shed / Plot of Ex-Servicemen, subject  to a maximum of Rs.50,000/-, is sanctioned from Amalgamated Fund.
RESERVATIONS IN EMPLOYMENT
Central Government:
(Letter No.39016/7/78-Estt (C) dated:19.5.79)
                        Group ‘C’                     :            10%
                        Group ‘D’                     :            20%
PSUs/ Banks:  
  (Letter No.6(55)/79-BPE (GM-1) dated:13.3.80)
                        Group ‘C’                     :            14.5%
                        Group ‘D’                     :            24.5% 
State Government:
G.O.Ms.No.762, Public (Ex-Servicemen) Department, dt:29.08.2002.
                            Group ‘C’                                   :           5%
(G.O.Ms.No.631 Education, dated:9.4.

Group ‘D’           :           10%
    Lascars, Drivers and 
        Watchman in NCC     :           25% 
Forest Department:
(G.O.Ms.No.1130 Forest Fisheries Department, dt:12.8.92)
            Forest Guards                          :      10%
            Forest Watchers                      :        5%
Public Sector Undertakings & Boards:
(G.O.Ms.No.9 Finance (BPE) Department, dt:3.1.90)
Basic Service                  :     10%

 

 

 

Municipal Corporations:
(G.O.Ms.No.961 Municipal Administration & Water Supplies,  dated:29.11.90)
Basic Service                                            :           10%
TEMPLE PROTECTION FORCE
(G.O.Ms.No.1019, Home (Police-4) Department, dated:19.6.1992)
To protect the valuables in temples, Ex-Servicemen are employed as Special Police Officers in the ‘Temple Protection Force’ on consolidated salary basis.
ELECTION BANDOBUST DUTIES
Large number of Ex-Servicemen are mobilised and deployed in Bandobust duties to assist the Police during Elections to Lok Sabha / Assembly / Local Bodies with remuneration.

EMPLOYMENT FOR DEPENDANTS COMPASSIONATE APPOINTMENT:
CENTRAL GOVERNMENT:
(Letter No. 14014/6/86-Estt(D), dated:30.6.87)
Compassionate appointment upto two dependants of Service Personnel killed/ disabled in action and to one dependant of Service personnel killed/ disabled in peacetime.
STATE GOVERNMENT:
(G.O.Ms.No.1218 Public (Ex-Servicemen) Dept. dated:3.9.99)
Compassionate appointment to one dependant of Service Personnel killed / disabled in action or died in harness.
PRIORITY FOR DEPENDANTS:
(G.O.Ms.No.1161 Personnel & Administrative Reforms  Department, dated: 22.11.84)
Priority is accorded to one dependant of Ex-Servicemen in the matter of employment through Employment Exchanges.  For this purpose, Priority Certificate is issued by the District Offices of Ex-Servicemen’s Welfare, provided, the priority has not been availed by ex-Serviceman himself.

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