Grant of Marriage Allowance to the Daughter of Destitute Widows financial assistance, Puducherry

Department Of Women and Child Development, Puducherry


Under this scheme, the financial assistance is given to widow for her daughter's marriage.


To help/assist the widow financially in performing her daughter's marriage.


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

  1. The annual income of the widow should not more than Rs.24,000/- per annum.
  2. She should be the citizen of India and a native of the Union territory of Puducherry by birth or She should reside continuously 5 years or more.
  3. The allowance is given only for the marriage for the first time in respect of the bride.
  4. The marriage shall be performed in accordance with the law.
  5. The allowance is given for the performance of marriage of one daughter only.
  6. The age of the bride should be above 18 and the age of the bridegroom shall be above 21.


Widows of the Puducherry


Financial assistance of Rs. 20,000/- is given for the marriage expenses

How To Apply

Contact to any of the following to avail the benefits under this scheme:

  1. Contact to The Deputy Director (Women Development) Department of Women and Child Development, Puducherry. Or
  2. Contact to The Child Development Project Officer, Karaikal Or
  3. Contact to The Welfare Officer, Mahe/Yanam.Or
  4. Incase of delay Approach to:Or

    Puducherry: The Director Department of Women and Child Development, Sithankudi, Puducherry.

    Karaikal :The Collector, Karaikal.

    Mahe/Yanam : The Regional Administrator, concerned.

  5. Visiti to Government of Puducherry Websits to Apply Onlie

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