Mukhya Mantri Kanya Vivah Yojana has introduced by Directorate of Social Welfare under Bihar Government for offering incentives to encourage marriage upon attaining legal age of majority. The objective of this Scheme is 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. The scheme also aims to prevent the practice of dowry.
Girls belonging to below poverty line (BPL) families and those families whose income is below Rs. 60,000 per annum are eligible to apply for this Scheme.
- Eligible girl beneficiaries of BPL category are provided 5000 at the time of marriage.
- This one-time cash transfer scheme supports the marriage of women at the right age.
How to Apply:
The beneficiary should apply to the Block Development Officer for availing the benefits of the Scheme with following documents:
Age Certificate, Certificate/Proof of Residence, Marriage Registration Certificate and Letter stating an oath to not take dowry.
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