Lieutenant Governor’s Grants/Welfare Funds
Lieutenant Governor's Discretionary Fund
In accordance with the Rules framed by the Ministry of Home Affairs, a sum of Rs.10,000/- has been placed as a Discretionary grant at the disposal of the Lt. Governor of Pondicherry every year. Based on the request received, a grant of an amount of Rs.250/= in the case of individual and an amount of Rs.500/= in the case of institutions is made after verification of the authenticity of the claim.
Lieutenant Governor's Welfare Fund
The Lt. Governor’s Welfare Fund comes under the purview of Charitable Endowments Act, 1890. The main object of the fund is to grant relief to individuals and cultural and charitable institution in cases of privation due to natural calamities or any other cause, to workers thrown out of employment for reasons beyond their control, to administer and apply funds for other welfare measure and to do all other things which are incidental to the above objects. The fund is administered and managed by a General Committee with the Lt. Governor as the Chairman and Chief Secretary, Secretary (Revenue), Secretary (Welfare), Secretary to Lt. Governor as Members and Private Secretary to Lt. Governor as Member cum Treasurer