Distribution of Fans, Mixies and Grinders to women beneficiaries in the State



  • This scheme is introduced as a welfare measure for women and intends universal coverage of women beneficiaries belonging to families holding family cards which are eligible for drawing rice. To make women more effective participants in the economy, it is imperative to relieve them from the domestic drudgery. Therefore, the Government have decided to distribute a package of electric Fan, Mixie and Grinder to all the women from the families holding Family Cards which are eligible to draw rice. This scheme is expected to improve the standard of living of the poor women apart from providing equal opportunities.
  • The Government have issued Orders in G.O.Ms.2 SPI Dept. Dated 03.06.2011 for free distribution of 25 lakh packages of electric fans, mixies and grinders during 2011-12. In total about 1.83 crore women beneficiaries belonging to families holding family cards which are eligible for drawing rice will get this benefit and all of them will be covered in a phased manner.
  • The Tamil Nadu Civil Supplies Corporation (TNCSC) has been entrusted with the task of procuring electric fans, mixies and grinders under this scheme. The TNCSC has finalized the specification for these appliances and invited tenders for the procurement of these items.
  • The distribution will commence from 15th September 2011.

Eligibility Criteria

  • All households having a family card which is eligible for drawing rice are eligible for electric fans, mixies and grinders, at free of cost, under this scheme. The benefits should be distributed only to the woman member of these households.
  • In case, a household having family card which is eligible for drawing rice, does not have any woman member it may be given to the head of the family.
  • The family cards as on 30.06.2011 will be considered for distribution of the items during the current year (2011-12).
  • The benefits will be distributed to an eligible family only once.

Special Scheme Implementation - Electric Fan, Mixie, Grinder


SL.
No

Name of Assembly Constituency

Name of Taluk

Grinder

 

 

 

Received

Distri-
buted

Balance

1

Thoothukudi

Thoothukudi

1650

1080

570

2

Ottapidaram

Ottaapidaram

500

-

500

Srivaikundam

-

-

-

Thoothukudi

-

-

-

3

Vilathikulam

Vilathikulam

500

-

500

Ottapidaram

-

-

-

Ettayapuram

300

-

300

4

Srivaikundam

 

Srivaikundam

700

-

700

Sattankulam

400

-

400

Tiruchendur

-

-

-

5

Tiruchendur

Tiruchendur

1000

-

1000

6

Kovilpatti

Kovilpatti

1100

-

1100

 

Total

 

6150

1080

5070


SL.
No

Name of Assembly Constituency

Name of Taluk

Fan Mixie

 

 

 

Received

Distri-buted

Balance

Received

Distri-buted

Balance

1

Thoothukudi

Thoothukudi

2283

1080

1203

1400

1080

320

2

Ottapidaram

Ottaapidaram

-

-

 

500

-

500

Srivaikundam

-

-

 

-

-

-

Thoothukudi

-

-

 

-

-

-

3

Vilathikulam

Vilathikulam

-

-

 

750

-

750

Ottapidaram

-

-

 

-

-

-

Ettayapuram

-

-

 

300

-

300

4

Srivaikundam

 

Srivaikundam

-

-

 

450

-

450

Sattankulam

935

-

935

-

-

-

Tiruchendur

 

-

-

-

-

-

5

Tiruchendur

Tiruchendur

934

-

934

500

-

500

6

Kovilpatti

Kovilpatti

935

-

935

1050

-

1050

 

Total

 

5087

1080

4007

4950

1080

3870

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