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Concerned Department : Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal Programme Department
Concerned District : All Districts
Organisation Name : Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal
Scheme Details
Title / Name : Adoption
Associated Scheme :
Sponsored By : State
Funding Pattern : 1. Accommodation, feeding and Health Care to the babies till they are given in adoption. 2. A family to the destitute child and a child to a childless parents.
Beneficiaries : Citizen
Benefits Types : Incentives
Eligibility criteria
Income : 0
Age : --
Community : --
Other Details : --
How To Avail : 1. Adoption Cell, Directorate of Social Welfare, Chennai - 5. 2. Concerned District Social Welfare Officers. 3. Adoption Co-coordinating Agency, Shenoy Nagar, Chennai - 30. 4. 22 Licensed Adoption Agencies.
Validity of the Scheme
Introduced On :
Valid Upto : --
Description : Scheme of Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal Programme Department, Total age of the Adoptive Parents should be below 90 years. a) Income Limit Income should be sufficient to maintain a family b) Age Limit The age difference between adoptive parent and adopted child should be 21 years. c) Other Criteria 1. Hindus can adopt under Hindu Maintenance and Adoption Act 1956. (HAMA) 2. Non Hindus under Guardian and Wards Act 1890, Orphaned, Destitute Children Childless Parents 1. Certificate from a Doctor to the effect that the with the application parents could not give birth to a child on their own. 2.Income Certificate 3.Letter of undertaking from their relatives