The Government of Tamil Nadu has launched Amma two-wheeler scheme for working women in Tamil Nadu on the birth anniversary of former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu J Jayalalitha. A budget of Rs. 200 crore is alloted to the scheme. The scheme was an important promise of AIADMK party in the manifesto during elections. The scheme could not be implemented during th then Chief Minister Jayalalitha`s tenure and hence getting implemented now.
The government has invited applications for the scheme starting 22nd February.
What is Amma two-wheeler scheme & its benefits?
A government of Tamil Nadu scheme to support and empower women in the state by providing subsidy on two-wheeler purchase.
- Under the scheme the any working women in the state can buy two-wheelers of their choice within 125CC power
- They need to buy the two-wheeler themself with their money or bank loan and then apply for the scheme
- Post verification the 50% of the actual price of the two-wheeler or Rs. 25,000 whichever is less is deposited to the applicant`s account
Eligibility/Who can apply?
- Only working women can apply for the scheme
- Applicant must be resident of Tamil Nadu
- The applicant must be of age between 18-40 years
- The applicant must have driving license
- The applicant must have studied at least till class 8th
Amma two-wheeler scheme: Important dates
- Application Start Date: 22nd January 2018
- Last Date: 10th February 2018
- Identity proof
- Address proof
- Proof certifying employment/income proof
- Two-wheeler purchase bill
- Driving license
- Bank account details
Amma two-wheeler scheme: How to apply?
- Free application forms are available at block development offices, urban bodies from town panchayat, municipal and corporation offices, and the collectorate or can be downloaded online from Tamil Nadu government website
- Fill in the application forms and submit the office mentioned above
- Forms also can be sent using speed post or registered posts
First preference will be given to women from hilly and rural terrains, separated from husbands, women heading families, differently-abled, spinsters, widows, scheduled caste and tribal women and transwomen.