Incentive to Widow re-marriage scheme Financial assistance, Puducherry

Department Of Women and Child Development, Puducherry


To encourage widows to remarry a bachelor/ widower, to lead a normal life.


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

  1. The annual income of the widow should not more than Rs.24,000/- per annum
  2. She should be citizen of India and a native of the Union territory of Puducherry by birth or by continuous residence of not less than 5 years
  3. The bridegroom should be a bachelor or a Widower.




Financial assistance of Rs. 20,000/- in the form of National Saving Certificate is given to widow.

How To Apply

Contact to any of the following to aval 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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