Revenue Department - Welfare Activities

                                                                   Legal Aid to the Poor
                                                                   Land Purchase
                                        Issue of ration Cards
                                        PAIS (Personal Accident Insurance Scheme)
                                                  HIS (Hut Insurance Scheme)
                                                  GPS (Girl Protection Scheme)

Legal Aid to the Poor

                   The poor people who have no properties and are economically backward are eligible to get legal Aid. When a poor person is involved in a legal case then he approaches for aid. The aid is given in terms of appointing an advocate and stamp duty. The information given by the person is sent to the RDO and the local authority for enquiry about his financial status. The reports from these offices are forwarded to the judicial department.

                 The application for the Legal Aid to the poor has to be submitted to the District Collector that will be forwarded to the District Judge and Chairman, District Legal Aid and Advice Committee to the poor. The District Judge in the Committee constituted for the purpose will sanction the Aid.

Land Purchase:

                    The S.C. Corporation purchases land from the private parties and distributes to the S.C.s and S.Ts.  on market value as per the Government rules.

                  An applicant files a request to the S.C. Corporation located in the Collectorate mentioning the names of Pattadars willing to sell the lands.  The S.C. Corporation will forward the application to the MRO for enquiry. The MRO will send enquiry report with market values of the lands to the S.C. Corporation.  A committee consisting of Joint Collector, Executive Director, SC Society, Divisional Officer, Agricultural Officer will fix the market value. Based on the report, the S.C. Corporation will purchase the lands and distribute on the recommended value with the assistance of the MRO. The land will be sub-divided and then handed over possession. The land will be mortgaged to Government and accordingly entries shall be made in the Land Records database. The land will be transferred to the Beneficiaries after the beneficiary pays off the total loan amount.

Issue of ration Cards

                     Normally new ration cards are issued to all the eligible families after a Govt. notification. Ration cards are basically of two types

White Cards (D Cards) 

Pink Cards (ABC Cards)

White cards are issued to the people who are having less than Rs. 11000 income and pink Cards are issued to people who have an income more than Rs. 11000.

                    New cards are issued by MRO after obtaining Sanction from District Collector and conducting enquiry about the applicant.

                    Master Register (Key Register) contains details of the Card Holders that are assigned to a particular dealer. This register is maintained dealer wise. This contains details about the Cardholders such as Sl. No., Card No., Card Holder’s name, Door No., Occupation, Annual Income, No. of Family members (No. of Adults, No of children and total).

                   Besides issue of new cards, MRO issues ration cards to families who come on transfer to the Mandal after verifying the surrendered certificates submitted by them. He also handles change of ration shops due to change of address of the cardholder and corresponding changes are carried out in the registers. Cancellation of ration cards, Checking of FP shops in case of complaints against them are also looked after by MRO.

PAIS (Personal Accident Insurance Scheme)

                 It is given in case of accidents such as Snakebite, Fire accidents, Tree fall and drowning. The beneficiary should have an income below Rs 7500 per year. An amount of Rs. 3000 is paid as compensation. MRO/RDO is the recommending authority. United India Insurance Company pays the amount after scrutiny to the beneficiary. A separate register is maintained with details of beneficiaries and money distributed.

HIS (Hut Insurance Scheme)

               It is given to the owner of the hut when it is completely destroyed by fire. The beneficiary’s annual income should be less than Rs 4800. MRO/RDO is the recommending authority. United India Insurance Company pays the amount of Rs 1000. It is given to only limited number of people. A separate register is maintained with details of beneficiaries and money distributed.

GPS (Girl Protection Scheme)

                  To avail this scheme the girl’s name should be registered at the age between 1year and 3 years. The assistance of nearly Rs 30000 is given in installments at the time of education and marriage to the beneficiary. The income of the family must be less than Rs 11000 and One of the parents should have under gone the sterilization. A separate register is maintained with details of beneficiaries and money distributed.  RDO is the sanctioning authority