PM Modi Launches Amma Two Wheeler Scheme in Tamil Nadu – Women get 50% Subsidy on Scooters

Published Date - 26 February 2018 04:03:46 Updated Date - 26 February 2018 04:04:12

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched the subsidised scooter scheme for working women on the occasion of RPT the occasion of the 70th birth anniversary celebrations of late leader Jayalalithaa. It was launched in the presence of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam, among others.

The scheme, with a subsidy component of 50 per cent upto Rs 25,000 for working women, was launched by Modi, who handed over the keys and registration certificate copies to five women beneficiaries. He also launched 70-lakh tree sapling planting drive to commemorate the 70th birth anniversary celebrations of late Jayalalithaa.

The beneficiaries included women who worked in the private sector, an accountant, a salesperson and an assistant in a private store. A smiling Modi exchanged a few words with the beneficiaries while handing over the keys.

Palaniswami in his address urged Modi to take steps to set up the Cauvery Management Board and the Cauvery Water Regulatory Committee, as directed by the Supreme Court.

He said 70 lakh saplings would be planted throughout the year and also thanked the Prime Minister for lauding the ancient language Tamil recently. The Chief Minister also recalled a slew of welfare initiatives and freebie schemes launched by Jayalalithaa. These included thalikku thangam,(gold for mangalsutra) for women beneficiaries,free milch cow and goats,free of cost computers for students and new colleges for the uplift of rural students.

To mark the launch of 2 wheeler scheme, PM Modi has handed over the keys and Registration certificates to five working women of TN. The names of the beneficiaries are – Madhumala, D.Deepa, S. Farzana, R. Tangamala and G. Kavita. The Amma 2 Wheeler Scheme / Amma Scooter Scheme has been rolled out on 24 February 2018 for Women Empowerment.

Amma 2 wheeler scheme will cover all those working women in the age group of 18 to 40 years whose annual income is less than Rs. 2.5 lakhs. Chief Minister K Palaniswami and deputy CM O Panneerselvam were also present at the launch event.

Amma Two Wheeler Scheme / Amma Scooter Scheme – Launch Event

The important features and highlights of the launch event of Amma 2 Wheeler Scheme are as follows:-

  • This Two Wheeler Scheme for women empowerment will provide subsidy of 50% upto Rs. 25000 on the purchase of mopheds and scooters.
  • All the women in Tamil Nadu state between the age of 18 – 40 years can avail the benefits of this scheme on the purchase of scooties having less than 125 cc capacity.
  • However, only one female in a family can apply for this scheme whose annual income is less than Rs. 2.50 lakh per annum can avail the subsidy benefits. Moreover, govt. will give priority to families run by Individual women and disabled.
  • At the roll-out of this scheme on 24 February 2018 in Chennai, honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given keys and copies of Registration Certificates (RC) to 5 working women. These women includes an accountant, salesperson, accountant and an assistant in private school.
  • Moreover, PM Modi has also launched a massive 70 lakh sapling tree plantation drive at the launch event in Tamil Nadu.
  • Mr E Palaniswami also urge PM Modi to take steps to set up Cauvery Management Board and Cauvery Water Regulatory Committee as per SC decision. CM also recalled Late J Jayalalithaa’s welfare scheme like Thalikku Thangam (gold for mangalsutra) for women, free cow and goats, free of cost computers for students and setting up of new colleges for rural children.

Download Amma Two Wheeler Scheme 2018 Application Form

All the women candidates seeking 50% subsidy on the purchase of vehicle can download the application form in PDF Format and submit it to the concerned authorities. Accordingly, direct link to download the Amma 2 Wheeler Scheme application form (rural and urban) are as follows:-
Application Form (Rural) in PDF – Click Here

— Candidates have to download and take a printout of the application form. Afterwards, candidates can fill in all the necessary details including Personal details, Bank details etc.
— Furthermore, applicants have to affix recent passport size photograph to complete the application form.

Application Form (Urban) in PDF – Click Here

Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must fulfill the following eligibility criteria to apply for the govt. subsidy under Amma Two Wheeler Scheme:-

  • All the applicants must be a women residing in state of Tamil Nadu.
  • Subsequently, women applicant must belong to the age group of 18 to 40 years.
  • The annual income of the family of the applicant from all sources must not exceed Rs. 2.50 lakhs.
  • Only one women in any family can apply for the scheme.
  • Moreover, this subsidy remain applicable only to the vehicles having capacity of less than 125 cc.

Furthermore, preference will be given to the families which are run by an individual woman, disabled and transgenders.

List of Documents for Amma Two Wheeler Scheme

The following documents are to be submitted along with the completed application form in order to apply for the Amma 2 wheeler scheme:-

List of Documents

Age Proof

Learner’s / Driving License (LLR / DL)

Income Certificate

Education Certificate (8th pass / fail)

Community Certificate (for SC / ST)

Bank Account Details

Residence Proof

Employment Proof

Priority Certificate

Invoice / Quotation of the Vehicle

Field Verification Officer will check the documents as per checklist of documents – Click here to see list

Subsidy Claim Form Download

After receipt of registration certificate and completion of physical verification process, subsidy is released directly into loan / bank account of the beneficiary. Here is direct link to download the claim form:-
Subsidy Release Claim Form (PDF)

PM Modi Launching Amma Two Wheeler Scheme / Amma Scooter Scheme

Pradhan Mantri has launched the Amma Two wheeler scheme in Chennai on 70th birth anniversary. As a mark of launching, the Prime minister handed over the keys of new scooties at 50% subsidy to 5 working women. The name of these women are Madhumala, D.Deepa, S. Farzana, R. Tangamala, G. Kavita.

This is the dream project of late CM J Jayalaithaa for the beneficial of working women. This initiative will help in Women Empowerment and protection of nature.


— For more details, visit the official website


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