Guwahati: The Assam Government on Thursday announced a financial incentive for Inter caste marriage scheme 2021-22.
The state government has invited applications from inter-caste married couples for availing incentives. The inter-caste couple who got married between April 2019 and March 2021 can avail the scheme.
The scheme will cover couples whose inter-community marriages face stiff resistance from their families. The state will offer an amount from which they can at least start a small business.
Taking to Twitter, the Assam government wrote, “Applications are invited from inter-caste married couples for availing financial incentive under the Inter Caste Marriage Scheme 2021-22.”
The last date of submitting applications has been set for December 3, 2021.
- An inter caste marriage performed between April 2019 and March 2021.
- One spouse must belong to an SC community and the other a general caste.
- Annual income of the couple shouldn’t exceed Rs 5 lakh.
Applications are invited from inter-caste married couples for availing financial incentive under the Inter Caste Marriage Scheme, 2021-22.
Last date for application: Dec 3, 2021 pic.twitter.com/jBqQ7k2TwX
— MyGov Assam (@mygovassam) November 25, 2021