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Incentive For The Sc Widow Remarriage

Widow Remarriage
Application Process
Documents Required
Frequently Asked Questions
This scheme is aimed at encouraging widows to remarry by providing financial assistance to lead a normal life. The main objective of the scheme is to promote widow remarriage and rehabilitate widows by providing financial assistance. This scheme brings in a new dimension of social change among the widows.

Under this scheme, the Social Welfare Department, Government of Karnataka will give incentives to the remarried widows belonging to the SC Community. The incentive amount is ₹ 3 Lakh. The incentive is provided only to those who have submitted applications within 1 year of marriage. There is no annual income limit for this scheme. The widow should belong to SC Community. Spouses can belong to any Caste/Religion.

The following are the eligibility criteria for this scheme
  • Applicant should be a resident of Karnataka state.
  • Applicant should belong to the SC community.
  • There is no annual income limit for this scheme.
  • The scheme is applicable within 1 year of marriage.
  • Widow should belong to SC Community.

The following documents are required while applying for this scheme
1) Aadhaar Card
2) RD Number of Caste Certificate
3) Current Marriage Registration Certificate
4) Copy of the Bank Passbook
5) Date of Birth Proof
6) Marriage Photo
7) Mobile Number
8) Previous Spouse's Death Certificate
9) Any address proof of the previous spouse

If any person is eligible and has the documents needed for the application, then they can apply for this scheme by first visiting the official website of the department and do the registration. After successful spot verification by the department, the incentive will be credited to the bank account of the applicant.

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