Amma Two Wheeler or Scooter Scheme – Scheme 45

  • The scheme was launched in February 2018 for the development of working women especially from the poor section of the society.
  • Under this scheme, eligible applicants can avail discount on two-wheeler purchase of up to a maximum of 50% or Rs.25,000 whichever is lower.
  •  Also, three-wheeled retrofitted two-wheelers may be availed by the differently-abled women. Applicants will have to bear the remaining cost of the vehicle either through a bank loan or through own funds.

Eligibility for Amma 2-Wheeler Scheme:

The Tamil Nadu government has listed the eligibility criteria to apply for the Amma 2-Wheeler Scooty Scheme.

Below is a table which offers an insight into the eligibility criteria:

Criteria  Eligibility

1.Age     18 to 40 Years

2.Annual Income              Not More Than Rs.2,50,000

3.Education        Appeared Class 8th Examination (Passed/Failed)

4.Driving Licence (DL)      Valid Two-Wheeler Driving Licence/Learner’s Licence (LL)*

Apart from the eligibility criteria, there are beneficiaries that the Tamil Nadu government has listed to get the Amma Two-Wheeler Scheme.

Below are the details:

1.Women who are actively engaged individually or collectively as a group for a livelihood wage or activity employment.

2.Women who are commuting long distances.

3.Their earnings are the primary source of income for the family.

4.Women who are registered as workers in the organized and unorganized sectors.

5.Women employed in establishments and shops.

6.Self-employed women who are engaged in petty trades.

7.Women who are either on daily wages, consolidated salary, on contract employment in Government Aided Organizations, private institutions, government projects or community-based organizations such as:

-Panchayat Level Federations

-Mavatta Makkal Kattral Maiyam

-Village Poverty Reduction Committees.

-ASHA workers and Banking correspondents/Banking Facilitators.

-Priority will be given to working women who are:

-Residing in remote areas or hilly regions

-Deserted,Destitutes,Widow ,Differently Abled,Unmarried aged above 35 years,Transgenders,SC/ST, Household heads

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