Amma Two Wheeler Subsidy Scheme Details & Application Form Download
Tamil Nadu launched a subsidy scheme for purchase of two wheelers for working women on February 24, coinciding with the 70th birth anniversary of late chief minister Jayalalithaa. Amma Two Wheeler Subsidy Scheme, the latest to join the “Amma” brand, it offers a subsidy of 50 per cent in the cost of scooters or mopeds with less than 125 CC with a ceiling of Rs 25,000.
- Women in the age group of 18-40 and having an annual income of less than Rs 2.50 lakh would be eligible for the benefit under the scheme.
- Applicants, holding driving licence, would be selected by committees headed by the City Corporation Commissioner in Chennai and District Collectors in the districts.
- Preferences will be given to widows, disabled women and transgenders among others. Only one person from a family would be eligible for the scheme.
Already, several welfare schemes such as low-cost mineral water, canteens and pharmacies have been launched under the brand “Amma”, as Jayalalithaa was called by her followers.