Tamilnadu Govt Inter caste marriage assistance

How to get Inter caste Marriage assistance scheme from Tamil Nadu government

The scheme was introduced by the government of Tamil Nadu, in order to eradicate untouchability and to abolish caste and community based on birth.

What is the name of intercaste marriage assistance scheme?

The intercaste marriage assistance is given under name so called,”Dr. MUTHULAKSHMI REDDY NINAIVU INTER-CASTE MARRIAGE ASSISTANCE SCHEME”.

This assistance is provided for intercaste marriage. The assistance is provided in the form of two schemes.

a) Scheme–I   Rs.25,000/- (Rs.10,000/- as National Savings Certificate  and Rs.15,000/- by  Cash) + 4 grams gold coin ( ½ sovereign ) of 22 carat will be given for making ‘Thirumangalyam’.

b) Scheme-II  Rs.50,000/-  (Rs.20,000/- as National Savings Certificate and Rs.30,000/-  Cash) + 4 grams gold coin ( ½ sovereign ) of 22 carat will be given for making ‘Thirumangalyam’.

Eligibility Requirements for Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy Ninaivu Inter-Caste Marriage Assistance Scheme in Tamil Nadu:

The eligibility criteria for those who opt for this assistance under scheme-I will be as follows:

  1. The age of bride should not be less than 18 years.
  2. The age of the bridegroom should less than 21 years.
  3. No limit for income.
  4. No educational qualification is needed.

The eligibility criteria for those who opt for this assistance under scheme-II will be as follows:

  1. The age of bride should not be less than 18 years
  2. The age of the bridegroom should not be less than 21 years.
  3. No limit for income.
  4. The bride should be a Degree or Diploma Holder from Government approved colleges.

Category-I

  • The assistance is  provided to a married couples of whom one spouse should be from Scheduled caste/Scheduld tribe and the other from a different community..

Category-II

  • The assistance is provided to a married couple of whom one spouse is from the Back ward Class /Most Backward Class Community and the other from a different or forward community.

Documents Required for  Availing  Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy Ninaivu Inter-Caste Marriage Assistance Scheme in Tamil Nadu:

  1. Community certificate of the bride and the bridegroom.
  2. Aadhaar card of the bride and the bridegroom
  3. Birth or Age certificate of the bride
  4. Copy of Degree / Diploma certificate (For those who apply for the claim under Scheme -II)
  5. Nativity certificate
  6. Marriage invitation or Marriage Registration Certificate
  7. Passport size photo of bride and bridegroom.

Whom to contact for Availing this Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy Ninaivu Inter-Caste Marriage Assistance Scheme in Tamil Nadu?

If the applicant fulfills the above said criteria, then she is eligible to apply for this scheme. The applicant must take all the above mentioned documents and they should contact the following officers:

  • District Social Welfare Officers
  •  Extension Officers (Social Welfare), Rural Welfare Officers (Women)

Who will get this assistance?

The inter-caste married couples is eligible to get this Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy Ninaivu Inter-Caste Marriage Assistance Scheme.

When to apply for this Dr. Muthulakshmi Reddy Ninaivu Inter-Caste Marriage Assistance Scheme?

Those who like to apply for this scheme should send the application with required documents within 2 years from the date of marriage.

How much time is taken to Process the application?

Once the application is submitted to the concerned authority, then it will take around 15 days to complete the process.