Kalyana Lakshmi/ Shaadi Mubarak
To alleviate financial distress of SC/ST and minority families, Government decided to sanction a one-time financial assistance of Rs. 75,116 at the time of marriage for brides who are residents of Telangana State. Accordingly, Kalyana Lakshmi and Shaadi Mubaarak Schemes have been introduced with effect from October 2, 2014 for unmarried girls, who have completed 18 years of age at the time of marriage and whose parental income does not exceed Rs. 2 lakh per annum. Rs 47 crore and Rs 32 crore disbursed to 9,368 SC and 6,483 ST brides respectively. Another Rs 50 crore was distributed to 10,533 brides from Minority sections.
Widening its welfare agenda, the Telangana government has announced a novel scheme for the SC/ST girls – Kalyana Lakshmi. A one-time financial assistance of Rs 51,000 will be provided to the bride’s family at the time of marriage to meet the marriage related expenses. A Telangana resident girl, over 18 years of age, belonging to SC or ST communities with a combined annual income of her parents not exceeding Rs 2 lakh is eligible for the Scheme.
How To Apply
For application form and more details visit : http://telanganaepass.cgg.gov.in