The Tamil Nadu Adi Dravidar Housing and Development Corporation (TAHDCO) has invited applications from interested Hindu Adi Dravida candidates.

Candidates aged above 18 years could apply for the following economic development activities:

Land purchase/development, entrepreneurship development, self-employment scheme for youth, setting up of hospitals (by MBBS, BSMS, BDS and BPT degree holders), petrol/diesel/liquefied petroleum gas agency, revolving fund for women’s self-help groups, economic loans for SHGs, tatkal electricity connection scheme and financial assistance for those appearing for civil services examinations.

Income ceiling

For entrepreneurs desirous of setting up petrol/diesel/LPG agencies (a special scheme), those with an annual income of up to Rs. 3 lakh are eligible to apply, while for all other categories, the income ceiling is Rs. 1 lakh per annum.

Interested candidates can register online for availing of the schemes at

Mention details

While registering, they should compulsorily mention the family card number, the residence certificate number, community certificate number or income certificate number, and the date of issue of the certificate against the relevant columns. The date of receipt of the project report should also be mentioned.

Applicants’ photos

The applicants’ photos should be scanned and uploaded in the application, says a release from the Collector of Vellore.