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Tamil Nadu: Destitute Widow Pension Scheme

Destitute Widow Pension Scheme

To assist widows with no source of income, the Government of Tamil Nadu launched the Destitute Widow Pension scheme for providing incentives to the destitute widows.


  • Poor widows of Tamil Nadu


  • No age limit
  • Must have no source of income
  • Must not be a beggar by profession
  • Must not hold property value more than Rs. 5,000/-
  • Pension is given inspite of having legal heir of above 18 years of age
  • Instead of getting the reports regarding the pension given to the widows from Village Administrative Officers and Revenue Inspectors, copy of resolution of Village Panchayat / Town Panchayat may be submitted
  • If re-married, assistance shall not be given


  • 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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  1. i am widow age.31 Name-J.Leelavathi
    pls arrange widow OAP Scheme, Tamilnadu,tiruppur Dt.

  2. Please provide me more details on this for my mother’s help

  3. I have two childrens at the age of 11 and 12 yrs. Recently my husband expired by fire accident within company premises. How can i apply for pension scheme

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