TN Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has launched the scheme ‘Amma Seeds’ available through ‘Amma Service Centres’ across the state, executing an announcement made in the Tamil Nadu Assembly in 2014 for farmers’ welfare.
Aim: To provide quality seeds and to encourage farmers to use certified seeds.
Earlier schemes: Amma Canteens providing subsidised food and Amma mineral water.
Nodal Body: Tamil Nadu State Seeds Development Agency
Fund of Rs 5.37 crore towards expanding a scheme for urban citizens to grow vegetables at home to Tiruchirappalli and Madurai.
Jayalalithaa launches ‘Amma Call Centre’ for grievance redressal
Tamil Nadu Chief J Jayalalithaa launched a round-the-clock call centre for ensuring fast response to grievances.
Aim: Ensuring quick response to people’s grievances wherein they can dial toll-free number ‘1100’ at any point of time in the day.
“Nai Manzil” Scheme Launched in Jammu and Kashmir
Nai Manzil Scheme is an integrated Education and Livelihood Initiative for the Minority Communities.
Girls from minority communities will be imparted three month skill development training in seven identified sectors relevant to the region under the scheme.
These include training in saffron processing, food processing, embroidery, computers IT, Tourism/hospitality, electronics and plumbing.
TN govt to launch 50 ‘Amma Free Wi-Fi’ zones
Jayalalitha lead government issued orders to set up ‘Amma Free Wi-Fi’ zones in 50 places across the Tamil Nadu on September 23, 2016.
In the first phase, 50 schools will be covered at a cost of Rs 10 crore
TN Govt allotted Rs 204 crore for ‘Thaaliku Thangam’ scheme
Tamil Nadu government had allotted Rs.204 crore towards the implementation of enhanced gold scheme under a marriage assistance programme.
‘Thaaliku Thangam’ (Gold for Mangalsutra) scheme for the year 2016-17 would benefit 12,500 women.This scheme involves providing marriage assistance and gold for daughters of poor parents and widows among others to make ‘thaali.
While 12,500 women who had applied for the scheme would be provided with 8 gm of gold this year, about 1.4 lakh others who had applied earlier will be provided with 4 gm.