Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare


The Majority of the Adi Dravidar / Tribal Population are economically backward and socially marginalized. Most of the families lack resources and access to education, employment and other income earning opportunities are limited.

  • Provision of Scholarship to students who study in Schools & Colleges.
  • Concession and incentives are provided to the AdiDravidar& Tribal Welfare School Students.
  • Special Incentive Scheme for encouraging girl’s education.
  • Chief Ministers Award for encouraging high Scorers in the Higher Secondary Public Examinations.
  • Imparting of Job oriented training.
  • Special Assistance is provided to Law Graduates to start their Profession.
  • Issue of Tools and Appliances to the Poor AdiDravidar/ Tribal people/ Converted Christian AdiDravidar who are below poverty line.
  • Hostel facilities are provided to students who study in Schools, Colleges & ITI’s.
  • Removal of Untouchability for promoting communal harmony.
  • Provision of free House Site Pattas, Burial grounds and Pathways to Burial grounds to the poor houseless AdiDravidar and Tribal families.

Adi Dravidar And Tribal Welfare Schools & Hostels

S.No Classificaion of Schools and Hostels Nos No. of Students
1 Adi Dravidar Welfare Schools 27 2118
2 Adi Dravidar Welfare Hostels 19 1215


Adi Dravidar and Tribal welfare Department is implementing various educational scholarship schemes form 1st std to PG&P.hd degree with the prime objective to provide quality education to the socially backward SC, ST and SCC people to ensure socio – economic, educational development, Social dignity and self sustainability.

Schemes Details
Scholarships Details  (PDF 49 KB)
Concessions and Incentives for Adi Dravidar & Tribal Welfare School Students Details  (PDF 47 KB)
Special Incentive for Girls Students,
Admission of bright students in reputed schools, Mats,Bed Sheets and Miscellaneous charges for Hostel Students
Details  (PDF 56 KB)
Chief Ministers Merit Award and Other State Level Awards Details  (PDF 40 KB)
Housing and Other Schemes for Adi Dravidar & Tribal peoples Details  (PDF 43 KB)

Contact Details

For more informations, the following officials may be contacted.

Designation Contact Number Email ID Address

Disrict Adi Dravidar and
Tribal Welfare officer,
Karur district.



Disrict Adi Dravidar andTribal Welfare office,
Collector office,
Karur district.

Special Tahsildar (Adw) Kulithalai (T) Karur



Special Tahsildar (Adw) Kulithalai (Now) Karur