Kunverbai nu Mameru scheme for SC Girls Financial assistance, Gujarat

Ministry Of Women and Child Development, Gujarat


Ministry

Women & Child Development Department, Gujarat

Description

For daughters of SC, having an annual income of 11,000. For first daughter’s marriage, they can avail Rs.5000 and Rs.2000 is given to girl’s parents/guardian and 3000 to the girl in the form of Kisan Vikas Patra.

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Objective

The objective of this scheme are summarised as below:

  • To help poor families belonging to Scheduled Castes/Tribes and other backward classes at the time of marriage of their girl child.
  • To encourage the small family norm to promote gender equality.
  • To adopt a permanent method of family planning.

Eligibility

The following criteria should be fulfilled to avail the benefits:

  1. Only one girl child per family is eligible under this scheme.
  2. At the time of marriage, the girl should be at least 18 years old.
  3. In order to receive the funds the beneficiary should produce a Caste Certificate, an Income Certificate and a Marriage Registration Certificate.
  4. This scheme is monitored quarterly by the Implementing Officials.

Beneficiaries

The Girl Child

Benefits

Girls belonging to economically backward classes and Scheduled Castes were given Rs.5,000 as financial assistance at the time of marriage.

The annual income limit for availing benefits under the scheme is Rs.15,976/- for rural areas and Rs.21,206/- for urban areas.

How To Apply

For more information, Cotact to : Women & Child Development Department

Block No. 9, 6th Floor,

New Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar.

Date of Launch

1995-96

Valid Upto

Status

Active

Sector

Women and Child



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