Candidates who have passed Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) examination, higher secondary examination or obtained diplomas or degrees or failed in the above examinations and registered in the District Employment Office, Vellore, from January 1, 2006 to March 31, 2006, and who remained unemployed as on date, i.e., for the last five years, can apply for unemployment allowance by submitting applications at the District Employment Office, Vellore. The printed application forms can be obtained in person at the District Employment Office here between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on all working days.
According to a release from Vellore District Collector-in-charge E. Saravanavelraj, candidates who want to get the application forms should produce all necessary original documents, including their transfer certificates, educational certificates and employment office registration card.
Beneficiaries who are always availing themselves of the unemployment allowance for the last one or more years should submit a self-declaration to the effect that they are ‘not in service' at the beginning of the second or third year of their receiving the allowance, along with their renewed employment registration card and photo copies of their savings bank passbooks in person or by post to the District Employment Office, Vellore before May 31, 2011, for the continuation of their allowance. The unemployment allowance would be immediately stopped for those beneficiaries who failed to submit the self-declaration forms.
The release further said that those beneficiaries who were availing themselves of the unemployment allowance should renew their employment registration in time and intimate the details of the renewal to the unemployment allowance disbursement section in the District Employment Office. The allowance would be stopped immediately for those who failed to renew the registration. The employment registration of the beneficiaries of unemployment allowance would not be cancelled, the release said.