Poor Widow’s Daughter and Orphan Girl Child Marriage Scheme: Delhi government is inviting Widow Beti Vivah Yojana 2021, apply online form at wcd.delhigovt.nic.in. In this Delhi Widow Daughter Marriage Scheme 2021, State Govt. Will provide financial assistance to poor widows for the marriage of their daughters (up to two daughters). Financial assistance will be provided for the marriage of the orphan girl to her household/institutions or to the guardians including foster parents. The assistance amount will be a one-time grant under the scheme “Financial assistance to poor widows for the marriage of their daughters and financial assistance to orphan girl for their marriage”.
Delhi Widow Girl Marriage Scheme 2021 – Full Details
This assistance amount will enable poor widows to meet the expenses involved in marriage for the marriage of their daughters and orphan girls. In this article, we will tell you about the complete details of financial assistance to poor widows for the marriage of their daughters and financial assistance to the orphan girl for their marriage.
Amount of Assistance / Mode of Payment for Widow Daughter Marriage Scheme
Amount of assistance Rs. 30,000/- in the form of Account Payee Check in the name of the applicant only or through ECS.
Initiative and Achievement
Under Widow Daughter Marriage Scheme, 3024 cases were registered in the financial year 2013-14 and from April 2014 to January 2015, 1300 cases were registered. Under Widow Daughter Marriage Scheme, 2452 cases were approved till May 20, 2015.
Eligibility Criteria for Delhi Widow Daughter Marriage Scheme
- She is residing in Delhi for more than 5 years from the date of application.
- The annual income of his family does not exceed Rs. 60,000/- (Sixty thousand rupees).
- He has a single operated account with any bank for receiving payments through electronic clearing system.
- He/she is not getting any pension from Central Government/State Government/MCD and/or NDMC or any other source for this purpose.
In addition to the above mentioned criteria, the following two criteria are required under Widow Putri Vivah Yojana:-
(a) The girl for whose marriage the financial assistance is sought must be above 18 years of age on the date of marriage.
(b) In case of widow applicant, financial assistance can be given for marrying up to two daughters only.
Revised Income Criteria Poor Widow’s Daughter and Orphan Girl Child Marriage Scheme
Earlier, those whose annual income was up to Rs. 60,000 were eligible to apply under the financial assistance scheme for the marriage of daughters of poor widows and orphan girl. Now the income criteria has been revised as those whose annual income is up to Rs. 1 lakh can avail benefits under the Marriage Assistance Scheme in Delhi. The number of applicants receiving financial assistance under this scheme has increased over the years since its inception in the financial year 2006-07.
Delhi Widow Daughter Marriage Scheme Application Form
The application form is available in the district offices. The application will have to be submitted 60 days before or after the marriage only in the District Office Social Welfare and Women and Child Development Department.
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List of Documents for Delhi Widow Daughter Marriage Scheme Application
The following documents should be attached with the Delhi Widow Beti Vivah Yojana application:-
- A copy of the ration card or voter ID card or any other document as proof of residence, which clearly shows the residence of at least 5 years in Delhi;
- A copy of the birth certificate of the girl child.
- A self-declaration by the applicant in respect of his income.
- Husband’s death certificate.
- Marriage invitation card or marriage certificate.
- Recommended by the MLA/MP of the area or a gazetted officer of the State/Central Government.
All the documents to be submitted along with the application form for financial assistance for marriage of daughters of poor widows and orphan girl should be attested. The government provides one-time financial assistance of ₹30,000 under this scheme. Every year around 3,000 widows and orphan girls apply for the benefit. Moreover, the Delhi government has already revised the income criteria from Rs. 60,000 to Rs. 1 lakh to provide pension to distressed women.
Update on financial assistance to poor widows for the marriage of their daughters
This scheme was transferred from the department for the welfare of SC/ST/OBC/Min. From the financial year 2006-07 to the Social Welfare Department. Presently it is being implemented by the Department of Women and Child Development, GNCTD. The objective of the scheme is to provide financial assistance of Rs. 30,000/- to poor widows to get their daughters married so that they can be able to meet the marriage expenses for the marriage of their daughters and orphan girls.
In case of any clarification the following officers may be contacted at their office during working hours:
contact person: Deputy Director, FAS, Department of Women and Child Development, Government of NCT of Delhi.
Know: 01 Canning Lane, Pandit Ravi Shankar Shukla Lane, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, Delhi 110001.
contact number: 011-23387715
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