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Destitute Deserted Wives Pension Scheme

Destitute Deserted Wives Pension Scheme

The Destitute Deserted Wives Pension scheme was launched by the Government of Tamil Nadu to provide assistance for poor women who are legally divorced or separated from her husband.


  • Above 30 years of age
  • She should be a permanent resident of Tamil Nadu
  • Must be legally divorced/separated from her husband for more than 5 years
  • Must have no source of income
  • Must not be a beggar by profession
  • Pension will be provided inspite of having a legal heir who is above 18 years of age
  • Instead of getting the reports regarding the pensioners given to the widows from Village Administrative Officers and Revenue Inspectors, copy of resolution of Village Panchayat / Town Panchayat may be submitted
  • Must not possess property value more than Rs. 5,000/-


  • A sum of Rs. 400/- per month


Upto 31st December, 2020

How to Avail:

The beneficiary may approach the Tahsildar/Special Tahsildar (Social Security Scheme)

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