Mukhya Mantri Kanyadan Yojana for poor, needy, destitute families, Madhya Pradesh

Ministry Of Women and Child Development, Madhya Pradesh


Under this scheme the financial assistance is provided to poor, needy, destitute families for marrying off their daughters/widows/divorcees. Also, this scheme includes the mass marriages of the matured couples at free of the cost in order to avoid unnecessary expenditure on weddings.


The objectives of this scheme are summarized as below:

  • To provide financial assistance poor, needy, destitute families for marrying off their daughters/widows/divorcees.
  • To change the negative mindset of parents towards the girl child.


The following conditions should be fulfilled to avail the benefits under this scheme:

  1. Age of girl should be 18 or more years.
  2. Given only in mass marriages with the condition that the girl must have attained the age fixed for marriage. Mass marriages are performed, which not only increase social harmony but also curb unnecessary expenditure on weddings. All the sections of society are benefited by this scheme. Marriages of Hindu and Muslim couples are solemnized at the same venue, which leads to communal harmony and goodwill. The family should be domicile of MP and should currently be living in MP.
  3. The family of applicant girl should be poor, needy or the girls should be destitute, widow or divorcee.


Girl child


The benefits of this scheme are as below:

  1. Household items such as clothes, ornaments, utensils, pressure cooker, LPG Gas cylinder, Sewing machine and stove are provided to the beneficiaries. And an amount of worth Rs.9000/- and Rs. 1000/- per beneficiary is given to the organization to cover the expenses in the marriage function.
  2. The financial assistance of amount has been given to Rs 10,000/- out of which Rs 9,000 is given for household items.

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