Mukhya Mantri Kanya Vivah Yojna, Bihar

Ministry Of Women and Child Development, Bihar


The one-time cash transfer scheme aims at supporting marriage of women at the right age. The scheme also aims to prevent dowry in marriages.


The objectives of this scheme are as below:

  • To provide financial assistance to the family of the girl child at the time of her marriage, encourage registration of marriage and her education and to stop child marriage.
  • To prevent the practice of dowry


To avail the benefits under this scheme, the following criteria should be fulfilled:

  1. The age of the girl should be 18 years old or above.
  2. The girls belonging to below poverty line (BPL) families and those families whose annual income is below (less than) Rs. 60,000 per annum
  3. The parent of the girl must have a domicile Certificate of Bihar.
  4. At the time of marriage, the age of the girl and boy must not be less than 18 and 21 years
  5. Marriage registration must be done and dowry must not be given or taken.
  6. This scheme is applicable to marriages whichever married after 22nd November, 2007
  7. In case of remarriage, the girl will not be eligible for availing the benefits of the scheme.
  8. Attempts to act as a catalyst against social evils like child marriage and dowry.


Girl child belonging to poor families


Under this Scheme, girls belonging to below poverty line (BPL) families and those families whose annual income is below Rs. 60,000 per annum are given Rs. 5000 at the time of marriage.

How To Apply

Contact to any of the followings:

  1. Contact to Block Development Officer Or
  2. Contact to District Welfare Officer

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Central Government of India


Department of Social Welfare,Bihar

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