Functions (General)

Tamil Nadu Adi Dravidar Housing and Development Corporation in short terms known as “TAHDCO” is a Government under taking having its Head Quarters at Chennai.

In the year 1974 this corporation was started for the purpose of construction of housing to Adi Dravidars through Tamil Nadu. Then, from the year 1980 onwards the purpose of this corporation was extended to uplift the social and economic status of Adi dravidars by way of introducing Development activities, such as releasing subsidy to the bank loan availed by the Adi Dravidars.

Economic Development Activities

The schemes for TAHDCO were prepared according to the needs of the Adi dravidars and to improve the socio – economic status of the Scheduled Caste people by way of releasing subsidy for the loans issued by the banking institutions to the beneficiaries of their living service areas.

Land Purchase & Land Development Scheme

The aim of the schemes is to improve the land holding of Schedule Castes and to enhance their socio economic status in the state. The Government have issued orders for the exemption of 100% stamp duty for the registration of the land purchased under the scheme.

Entrepreneur Development Programme:

Financial Assistance to income generating activity

Setting up of Petrol /Diesel /Gas retail outlet Special Economic Schemes:

To increase the entrepreneurs in the community

Self Employment Programme for Youth (SEPY):

Youth in the age group of 18-45 are trained and escorted in obtaining financial assistance to commence ventures sustainable over a period of time.

Setting up of CLINIC (SEPY):

Financial Assistance to the young Doctors for setting up to own a Clinic, Pharmacy, Opticals, Physiotherapy, Formation and Development of Medical Laboratory and related items.

Revolving Fund & Economic Activities to Self help groups:

Revolving Fund assistance is given to Self Help Groups for internal lending among the group members and the SHGs are provided with economic assistance for starting income generating activities.

Managing Director’s / District Collector’s Discretionary fund, Chairman, TAHDCO Discretionary Fund:

The programme is designed to give immediate financial assistance to the persons who could not avail relief benefit under any TAHDCO / other scheme. Preference is given to differently-abled, destitute widows, Children who don’t have parents / guardians, Aravanies and unmarried women above 30 years. A maximum of Rs. 20,000/- per beneficiary is given as one time grant.

Grant to Civil Service Preliminary Examination passed candidates

The Grant benefit only Adidrivadar Community The candidate passed Civil Service Preliminary Examination. Annual Income upto Rs. 3.00 Lakhs

Grant to Law Graduates to Set up their Profession

Only Adidrivadar Community The candidate passed

Age Limit 25- 45 Law Examination passed Practicing advocate in court , the Grant is one time benefit

Financial Assistance to TNPSC Group – 1 Preliminary Exam Passed Candidates

Preliminary Examination passed Candidate Annual Income upto Rs. 3.00 Lakhs the Grant is Three time benefit

Financial Assistance to CA / ICWA/CS passed candidates

Age Limit 25-45 maximum ,of Rs. 50,000/- per candidate

Financial Assistance to Industrial Tailoring Co-operative Society

Purchase of Tailoring machines to Adi- Dravidars / Arunthathiar through District Social Welfare Department.

Member of Tailoring Co-operative Society . 70% Margin Money with 4% interest 30% TAHDCO Subsidy released to the members.

District Manager
TAHDCO, Sivaganga,
Telephone No : 04575-240501