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Government Of Assam Tea Tribes Directorate for Welfare

Financial Assistance

  • Pre-matric and Post-Matric Scholarship:

    The Pre-Matric Scholarship is awarded to students from Class I to Class X and Post-Matric Scholarship is awarded to students pursuing studies beyond Class X inclusive college and universities studies

    Grants for Purchase of Textbook and Uniform:

    Financial assistance of Rs. 500.00 each provided to the poor students of the Tea Tribes Communities for purchase of Text book and uniform

    Financial Assistance for Higher Studies:

    Financial Assistance is awarded for coaching for higher studies & entrance examination like IAS, ACS, IIT, MBA, MBBS, BDS, and Engineering, Law etc. including Research work within and outside the country

    Bicycle for both boys and girls:

    Under this scheme needy students from Class VIII onwards are provided with bicycle for their smooth journey to and from school.

    Financial Assistance for GNM, ANM, Para-Medical and other courses under Tea Tribe Welfare Department:

    Financial grants are given to ANM, GNM, BSc Nursing, MSc Nursing and other para medical Trainees undergoing training on reputed institution.

    Grant is also offered for 100% job assured training in different trades offered by the Food Craft Institute at Samaguri in the Nagaon District and Computer Accountant courses in the Institute of Computer Accountant at Guwahati.

    Financial Assistance is also given for women empowerment programme by sponsoring training in Spa & Hair Dressing, Beauty Culture etc.

    Grants for patients to succour them under Tea Tribe Welfare Department:

    Financial assistance is provided to patients suffering from Tuberculosis [TB], Cancer and other malignant disease, accident victims etc. Amount of support for TB patients is Rs. 5000/- to Rs. 10000/-and Cancer Patients is Rs.10000/- to Rs. 20000/-.

    Income generating schemes under Tea Tribe Welfare Department:

    Agriculture, horticulture, fishery, veterinary and animal husbandry schemes like milk cow, poultry, duckery, piggery, goatary etc. and small enterprises such as pan shop, grocery shop, vegetable shop, cloth shop, fish trade etc. including tailoring, embroidery, thella [pull cart], bicycle rickshaw etc. can be taken. Financial assistance @ Rs.10000/- each beneficiary is provided.

    Rs. 50000/- is given to SHGs against schemes like tent and decorates, broiler farm, beauty parlour, cutting, tailoring, tea nursery, vermin-compost etc.

    Assistance is also given to educated unemployed youths for purchasing Taxi-Cab foe self-employment against bank loan only with financial subsidy unto 75% subject to maximum of Rs. 2.00 Lakh per beneficiary.

    Promotion of Cultural Activities under Tea Tribe Welfare Department:

    Grants for Cultural Activities including Educational Tour: Financial grants are provided to the cultural organizations of tea community for development and preservation of cultural heritages, purchase of musical instruments, holding of cultural functions, exchange of cultural troops and educational excursion by students belonging to tea community.

    Construction of Centre cum Museum: A five storied RCC building has been constructed at Rupnagar in Guwahati which accommodates museum for promotion and preservation of cultural heritage of the tea community. A conference hall, a short stay house for senior citizens and artists of the community has also been provided in the building. This building also accommodates the Directorate for welfare of Tea and Ex-Tea Garden office.