More details on welfare schemes can be availed from the respective Heads of the Schools
Dr.Radhakrishnan Award to Teachers
Inorder to encourage best Teachers Dr.Radhakrishnan Award is given every year. 364 Teachers are Awarded during the academic year 2010-2011.
National Award for Teachers
The National Award for teachers has been instituted by the Government of India for the best teachers from all over India. In Tamil Nadu 22 teachers from Primary, Middle, High and Higher Secondary Schools are being given this award.
The teachers selected by the Government of India are given the National Award by the President of India on the Teacher‟s Day at New Delhi. The National Award consists ofcash prize of Rs.25,000/-, a Silver Medal, and a Certificate of Appreciation. Traveling Allowance is also paid to the Awardees by the Government.
Leave Travel Concession to the Awardees
The Government of India have granted concession for the eminent teachers (State and National Awardees) and spouses to travel anywhere in India. They are granted Financial Assistance to visit any place in India once in 5 years in 3 tier A/C Coach for a maximum of 14 days. They are also eligible to get an allowance of Rs.200/- per day.
National Foundation for Teachers’ Welfare
National Teachers‟ Welfare Foundation was established in 1962. The Hon‟ble Minister for School Education is the Ex-officio Chairman of the Foundation. It functions under the supervision of the Director of School Education, who acts as its Ex-officio Secretary. The expenditure for implementing the Teachers‟ Welfare Scheme is met from the proceeds of the sale of Teachers‟ Day Flag.
Medical Assistance for Teachers
Under this scheme, Rs.50,000/- or 75% of the total expenditure, whichever is less is given as financial assistance to teachers or their dependants afflicted with serious ailments.
A stipend of Rs.5,000/- and Rs.2,500/- is given to the children of teachers, who pursue professional degree course or diploma course respectively. A sum of Rs.53.05 lakh was disbursed towards Education Assistance to 1092 students.