Sunday, 16 October 2016

Kerala Government has launched a noble initiative “SNEHAPOORVAM” as per the G.O (MS) No.36/2012/SWD dated 06/06/12 to provide financial support to orphans who are living in the family, with their relatives, friends, or the support of the community under the Social welfare Department implemented through Social Security Mission. The mission has initiated the project that aims at bringing these children to the main stream of the society.

OBJECTIVES OF THE SCHEME

To identify the orphaned children in the community
To assess and priorities children in the greatest need
To provide social protection to highly vulnerable groups of orphans by strengthening traditional family and community systems for protecting and absorbing orphans
To improve the basic education, social integration and nutrition of the most vulnerable groups of orphans towards the levels of other children in the community
To encourage the families to live their children within the family set up rather than sending them to orphanages
To extend a helping hand to these orphans families by way of providing financial assistance to the education of children.

AMOUNT OF ASSISTANCE

Children below 5 years and class I to V @ Rs.300/pm
For class VI to class X @ Rs 500/pm
For class XI and class XII @ Rs 750/pm
During this year the Government has issued orders to extend the scheme to the beneficiaries who are studying for Degree/professional courses. The rate of assistance per month is Rs. 1000/-.

The Head of Institutions only can apply on behalf of the students. Applications will not be accepted directly from the students or parents.
Applications to be submitted online.

For further information visit : http://socialsecuritymission.gov.in/index.php/snehapoorvam
Online Application


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