Identity cards for SC/ST in Madurai

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Madurai, Oct 30: Appliaction for identity cards to scheduled tribes and scheduled castes will be a reality soon, said SS Jawahar, District Collector.

For SC/ST aged between 18 and 65 years can apply for membership in the Tamil Nadu Tribal Welfare Board. Fifty-nine members of Paliyar tribe were given identity cards.

Through this ID cards, educational assistance at various levels from tenth standard to polytechnic education, insurance cover of Rs 1 lakh for accident, cash assistance of Rs 15,000 for natural death, Rs 2000 to perform last rites, marriage assistance and old age pension will become easy to avail.

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