District Collectorate Complex
Nagapattinam 611 003
Tourism Plays a Key Economy for the District even though Agriculture and Fishing are the Major ones. Shrines, Places of Hindu Faith, Mosques forms the Spritual Tourism for the district. Annual Festivals and functions marks glory of the Year. Heritages
It is one of the most important seats of Sakthi.The temple, Lord Siva had annihilated Yama, the God of death and destruction to save the life of Markandeya and bestowed immortality on him. Inside the precincts of the temple of Arulmigu Amerthakadeswarar is located the temple of Shri Abirami Amman Temple.
BACKWARD CLASSES AND MINORITIES DEPARTMENT
- Provision of Scholarship to students who study in Schools, Polytechnic & Colleges.
- Award of Prizes for Boys and Girls who secure the first, second and third place in the +2 / SSLC Public Examinations.
- Granting of Perarignar Anna Memorial Award for four to five years to 2 Boys and 2 Girls who secure the Highest marks in +2 Examinations.
- Granting of Thanthai Periyar Memorial Award for three years to 2 Boys and 2 Girls who secure the Highest marks in SSLC Examinations.
- Scheme for Meritorious students to pursue Higher Secondary Education in the best schools of Tamil Nadu.
- Rural Girls Incentive Scheme.
- Distribution of Free Bicycles to the Students.
- Coaching for the Indian Civil Services Examinations.
- Economic Development Schemes for upliftment of BC/MBC/DNC
Various Schemes are implemented for the Welfare of the People belonging to Backward Classes, and Most Backward Classes and Denotified Communities. The details of schemes, benefits, eligibility and whom to apply are given below:
|Serial||Name of the Scholarship||Benefits||Eligibility||Whom to apply|
|1||Pre- Matric [To the student studying in IX & X]||Supply of free text books and reimbursed special fees||Parents income should not exceed Rs. 50,000/-||Respective head of the Educational institution with proof of income and community|
|2||Post-Matric [To the students studying from +1 upto research students level (Ph.d) ]||Tuition fees special fees text Book money Boarding and Loading charges [as prescribed by the government] examination fees are reimbursed at the prescribed rate||-do-||-do-|
|3||Free Education for degree course for MBC/DNC||Tuition fees special fees non-refundable compulsorily payable miscellaneous fees and examination fees reimbursed in full as claimed by the educational institution||No income limit||Respective head of the educational institution with the community certificate|
|4||For BC||Tuition fees special fees non-refundable compulsorily payable miscellaneous fees and examination fees reimbursed in full as clamed by the educational institution||
|5||Free education for Professional course||Tuition fees special fees non refundable compulsorily payable miscellaneous fees and examination fees are reimbursed in full||-do-||-do-|
|6||Free education for Polytechnic/Diploma||-do-||-do-||-do-|
|Sl. No.||Name of Scheme||Allotment (Target) for 2002-2003||Achievement for 2002-2003|
|(Rupees in thousand)|
|1||J.E. Pre Matric||200||180|
|2||J.F. Post Matric||1700||1675|
|5||B.U. Free-Education to Professional course||50||50|
Most Backward Classes
|1||B.H. Pre. Matric||55||52|
|2||B. I Post Matric||800||800|
|3||K.G. Free Education||2150||1900|
|4||K.K. Free Education to Polytechnic||860||300|
|5||B.M. Free Education to Proffessional Course||150||150|
|6||K.E. Pre. Matric||110||110|
|7||K.F. Post. Matric||20||20|
|8||K.K. Post Matric||6||6|
|9||J.C. Post Matric||50||50|
Award of Prizes
Who secured highest mark 9th district level in the X std and XII public Examination +2 two first prizes (only one Boy one Girl) X std First, second and third prizes are each one Boys and one Girls.
Peraringar Anna Memorial Award at the rate of 3000/- Per annum per student are granted for four/ for complete of education year two Boys two Girls. Who have secured the first and second rank in +2 Examination among BCs / MBCs / DNCs communities in each of the District who joined to Professional Colleges, Similar Memorial Award in the name of "Thanthai Periyar Award also granted to three years two Boys and two Girls who have secured the two first and second Rank in Xstd Examination among BCs / MBCs / DNCs in each of district and who have joined the Polytechnic. There is no limit for these awards.
Supply of free Tools
Free Tools are supplied to Salavai Thozhilalar Mudithiruthuvor and Boyars (Barber) to enable them to under take their traditional occupation to improve their livelihoods subject to annual income limit of Rs.16,000/- in rural area and Rs. 24,000/- in urban area The following tools are given to the beneficiaries:
- Iron Boxer - (Rate of tools Rs.1400/-)
- Barber Kits - (Rate of tools Rs. 255/-)
- Sewing machines
Among the Backward Classes/ Most Backward Classes and Denotified Communities, large number of persons are still remain unemployed. There is therefore an urgent need for helping the people of this category to enable them to be self-employed. Tailoring is Considered to be an important and popular occupation, both in urban and rural areas, requiring very small investment to start and also capable of generating an assured and steady income. Therefore the Government of Tamil Nadu have proposed for supply of free sewing machines to Backward Classes, Most Backward Classes and Denotified Communities families in urban and rural areas to enable them to start their own tailoring shops subject to the following conditions.
- The beneficiaries should belong to Backward Classes/Most Backward Classes / Denotified Communities between 20-45 year of age and should have knowledge of tailoring.
- Annual family income should not exceed Rs.16,000/- in rural areas and Rs.24,000/- in urban areas.
- Beneficiaries covered under the social welfare Department Schemes will not be eligible under this scheme.
- Physical and Finance Target and Achievement for the Year 2002-2003 - nil
In Nagapattinam District 24 High School hostels and two college hostels are run to 1200 students from 6th standard onward with income ceiling of Rs.50,000/- The distance limit for boys from residence to school should be beyond 5 km. There is no distance rule for girls’ student the rate of Rs. 300/- per high school boarders Rs. 400/- for college towards for a period of 10 mints At present the District Backward Classes and Minorities Welfare officer is responsible only for verification of Income, Community and Birth date. The loan eligibility deciding power is vested with Joint Registrar of Co-Operative Societies only. A single agency may be fixed with all responsibilities. A part from this, one unit office of the corporations may be created in every District to deal with all ministerial work. 150 BC/MBC women were trained under E.D.P sponsored by BC/MBC Department during the year 2001-2002. A sum of Rs.57,750/- was incurred for this programme (150xRs.385) During 2002-2003 E.D.P Training is proposed to be given for Muslim youths by TAMCO and to assist them by giving business Loans at Rs. 25,000/- each through Co-Operative, Banks. The estimated beneficiaries are 75
The Government have decided to provide infra structural facilities such as Road, Street lights, Hand pump and over head tanks in house site layout already purchased land owner in Nagapattinam District
|1||Govt. Girls Hostel, Nagapttinam||BC||50|
|2||Govt. Girls Hostel, Nagapattinam||MBC||50|
|3||Govt. Girls Hostel, Velankanni||BC||50|
|4||Govt. Boys Hostel, Kilvelur||BC||50|
|5||Govt. Girls Hostel, Thirukuvalai||BC Govt. Building||50|
|6||Govt. Boys Hostel, Manakudi||BC||50|
|7||Govt. Boys Hostel, Sembodai||MBC||50|
|8||Govt. Boys Hostel, Thangattur||BC||50|
|9||Govt. Boys Hostel, Kariyapattinam||BC||50|
|10||Govt. Boys Hostel, Ayakaranpulam||BC||50|
|11||Govt. Boys Hostel, Vedaranyam||BC||50|
|12||Govt. Girls Hostel, Vedaranyam||BC||50|
|13||Govt. Girls Hostel, Tharangambadi||MBC||50|
|14||Govt. Boys Hostel, Tharangambadi||MBC||50|
|15||Govt. Boys Hostel, Sembanarkoil||MBC Govt. Building||50|
|16||Govt. Girls Hostel, Sembanarkoil||BC||50|
|17||Govt. Girls Hostel, Akkur||BC||50|
|18||Govt. Boys Hostel, Kali||BC||50|
|19||Govt. Girls Hostel, Kuthalam||MBC||50|
|20||Govt. College Girls Hostel Mayiladuthurai||MBC Govt. Building||50|
|21||Govt. College Boys Hostel||MBC||75|
|22||Govt. Girls Hostel, Sirkali||BC||50|
|23||Govt. Boys Hostel, Naupour||BC||50|
|24||Govt. Boys Hostel, Poombukar||MBC||50|
|25||Govt. Boys Hostel, Vaitheswarankoil||MBC||50|
|26||Govt. Girls Hostel, ThirumullaiVasal||MBC Govt. Building||50|