Shadi Mubarak Scheme for Muslim Brides in Telangana State, TS Govt issued guidelines for Shadi Mubarak Scheme, GO.No.4 Shadi Mubarak Scheme Details, Cash benefit scheme for Muslim Brides as Shadi Mubarak Scheme.
Telangana Shadi Mubarak Scheme: Telangana CM has already launched the Kalyana Laxmi for Dalits and Girijan Brides. The government has decided to provide financial assistance of Rs.1,00,116/- to the family of the girl child to perform their marriage and named the scheme as “Kalyanalaxmi”.
Now here in India, such a scheme is in existence. One should feel proud of introducing such a scheme in Telangana. This reduces the burden on the Girijan and Dalits families. Now Rs.1,00,116/- Cash Benefit Scheme to the Muslim Brides has been named as ‘SHADI MUBARAK’ by the CM
In this connection, T Government has issued a government order for Shadi Mubarak Scheme for Muslim Brides. Under the Scheme, one-time financial assistance of Rs.1,00,116/- at the time of marriage shall be granted to every unmarried girl belonging to the minority community with effect from October 2, 2014.
Shaadi Mubarak Scheme
GOVERNMENT OF TELANGANA: Minorities Welfare Department -“ Shaadi Mubarak Scheme” for extending financial assistance of Rs.51,000/-(Rupees Fifty one thousand only) to each girl belonging to the Minority at the time of marriage residing at Telangana State -Orders- Issued.
MINORITIES WELFARE (Estt.I) DEPARTMENT
G.O.MS.No.4. Dated: 25.09.2014.
1. G.O.Rt. No. 340 Minorities Welfare (Wakf- III) Department, dated 21-07- 2008.
2. G.O.Rt. No. 123 Minorities Welfare (Wakf- III) Department, dated 24-04-2012.
ORDER: The government of Telangana envisions the overall development of the Poor in the State and in particular the minority girls who face numerous hardships and problems at marriage. Vide reference first and second read above Government enabled a scheme for conducting mass marriages of poor Muslim girls in the State.
The Government of Telangana has reviewed the performance of the said scheme and after detailed examination and in supersession of all orders issued on the above subject hereby introduce the scheme of “Shaadi Mubaarak” for all unmarried girls belonging to the minority community at marriage, with a view to alleviating financial distress in the family.
Under the Scheme, one-time financial assistance of Rs. 51,000/- at the time of marriage shall be granted to every unmarried girl belonging to the minority community with effect from October 2, 2014 subject to the following guidelines given as under:
Kalyana Lakshmi Pathakam/Shaadi Mubaarak Scheme Amount
GOVERNMENT OF TELANGANA – Schemes – “Kalyana Lakshmi Pathakam/Shaadi Mubaarak Scheme” – Enhancement of financial assistance from Rs.75,116/- to Rs.1,00,116/– under the scheme “Kalyana Lakshmi Pathakam/Shaadi Mubaarak Scheme” w.e.f.01.04.2018 – Orders – Issued
BACKWARD CLASSES WELFARE (OP) DEPARTMENT
Read the following:
1. G.O.Ms.No.25, Scheduled Castes Development (POA.A1), Dept., Dt.12.05.2017
2. G.O.Ms.No.18, Minorities Welfare (EStt.I) Dept., Dt.15.05.2017,
3. G.O.Ms.No.11, BC Welfare (OP) Dept., Dt.15.05.2017
4. G.O.Ms.No.14, B.C. Welfare (OP) Dept., Dt.06.07.2017
ORDER: The government have introduced the “Kalyana Lakshmi Pathakam”/ “Shaadi Mubaarak Scheme”, wherein one-time financial assistance of Rs.51,000/- is given to every bride of all Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Minorities, Backward Classes and Economically Backward Classes on their marriage, subject to the conditions specified in the Government orders issued from time to time.
2. In the reference 1st to 3rd read above, orders have been issued for enhancing the financial assistance from Rs.51,000/- to Rs.75,116/- under the scheme ‘Kalyana Lakshmi Pathakam’ and ‘Shaadi Mubaarak’ w.e.f.01.04.2017 to all the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Minorities, Backward Classes, and Economically Backward Classes unmarried girl.
3. In the reference 4th read above, Government has nominated the BC Welfare Department, Telangana as Nodal Department for monitoring of “Kalyana Lakshmi Pathakam / Shaadi Mubaarak Scheme” being implemented by Scheduled Castes Development Department / Tribal Welfare Department/Minorities Welfare Department / Backward Classes Welfare Department.
4. The government have further reviewed the Scheme and after careful examination of the matter in detail, hereby enhance the financial assistance from Rs.75,116/- to Rs.1,00,116/- under the scheme “Kalyana Lakshmi Pathakam / Shaadi Mubaarak Scheme” w.e.f.01.04.2018 to all the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Minorities, Backward Classes, and Economically Backward Classes unmarried girl.
5. The Chief Commissioner of Land Administration/Commissioner of Backward Classes Welfare Department/Scheduled Castes Development/ Tribal Welfare/Minorities Welfare, Telangana, Hyderabad shall take immediate necessary action accordingly. P.T.O.
6. This orders issues with the concurrence of the Finance (EBS.III) Department vide their U.O.No.1157/A/75/A1/EBS.III/2018, Dated.03.04.2018.
Shadi Mubarak Scheme Guidelines
1. Eligibility Criteria:
(a) The unmarried girl shall belong to the minority community
(b) The unmarried Girl shall be a resident of Telangana state
(c) The unmarried girl should have completed 18 years of age at the time of marriage
(d) The Wedding of the said girl shall be on or after October 2, 2014
2. Income Criteria:
(a) The combined income of the Parents shall not exceed Rs. 2,00,000/- per annum.
3. Procedure for application and processing:
(a) Applicants shall apply online for the Telangana “Shaadi Mubaarak” by accessing the website at the following site: http://epasswebsite.cgg.gov.in through any MEESEVA Center.
(b) The following certificates shall be attached:
- Date of birth – Issued by the competent authority through MEESEVA Centre
- Community Certificate – Issued by the Competent authority through MEESEVA Centre
- Income Certificate (the certificate shall be latest and shall not be older than 6 months from the date of marriage)
- Aadhaar card of the bride and bridegroom to be scanned and uploaded.
- A scanned copy of the first page of Bank Pass Book (Savings Account) containing the photo of the bride and the account details in the name of the bride.
- Wedding Card if available
- Wedding Photograph
- Letter by the Gram Panchayat/Church/Mosque/any other authority/ institution which has performed the marriage to be scanned and uploaded
- Optional details for scanning and uploading: SSC Hall ticket number and year of passing where applicable
4. The “Shaadi Mubaarak” cannot be combined with any other scheme such as the incentive award for inter-caste marriages with Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
5. The “Shaadi Mubaarak” is only one-time financial assistance and can be availed only once in a lifetime.
6. The District Minority Welfare Officer of the District shall process the applications and after due verification of the documents sanction the amounts to be payable in the bank accounts of the Bride as furnished on the online system. All such claims shall be made through uploading online bills for the scheme.
7. The expenditure shall be debited to the following head of Account:
2225 – Welfare of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and Backward Classes
80 – General
800 – Other Expenditure
G.H. 11 – Normal State Plan
S.H. 17 – Conduct of Mass Marriages for Minorities
8. The Commissioner/ Director, Minorities Welfare shall ensure that necessary software is enabled on the e-pass website at http://epasswebsite.cgg.gov.in and Mee Seva centers to ensure applications under the scheme.
9. The Commissioner/ Director, Minorities Welfare shall ensure wide publicity of the scheme
10. This orders issues with the concurrence of Finance (EBS.III) Department, vide their U.O. No.297/PFS/2014, dated September 16, 2014.
Old Govt Order Details
Govt Of Telangana-Minorities Welfare Department-SHAADI MUBARAK SCHEME: G.O.MS.No. 25 Dated:6-07-2016: Shaadi Mubarak Scheme for extending financial assistance of Rs.51,000/- (Rupees Fifty One Thousand only) to each Girl belonging to the Minority at the time of Marriage residing at Telangana State – Modification of Procedure – Orders – Issued.
1) G.O.Ms.No.4, M.W. (Estt.I) Dept., dated 25-09-2014.
2) G.O.Ms.No.6, M.W. (Estt.I) Dept., dated 27-10-2014.
3) G.O.Ms.No.9, M.W. (Estt.I) Dept., dated 30-03-2016.
4) U.O.Note No.5249/SCD.POA.A1/2016, SCD Dept.,dated 24-06-2016.
In the G.O. 1st read above, orders have been issued introducing the “Shaadi Mubarak Scheme” to all minority communities unmarried girls on their marriage with a view to alleviating financial distress in the family under the Scheme, onetime financial assistance of Rs. 51,000/- at the time of marriage shall be granted to every eligible Minority Girl with effect from 2nd October 2014.
In partial modification and further instruction of the orders issued in the G.O. 1st read above, certain further guidelines & instructions were issued in the G.Os. 2nd & 3rd read above.
2. The government noticed certain hardships/lapses in process of field verification, preparation and submission of bills in the Treasury, sanctioning in the Treasury and finally transferring the amount to the Bride’s Account, etc.
3. Government after careful examination of the matter in detail and in partial modification of orders issued in references 1st to 3rd read above, hereby issue the following orders:-
i) Only Tahsildars will process & verify the applications received under “Shaadi Mubarak Scheme” instead of the present system of processing & verifying by Executive Director, TSMFC/Dist. Minorities Welfare Officer, Minorities Welfare Department.
ii) Beneficiaries list will be Approved/Countersigned by the concerned Constituency Member of Legislative Assembly. The approved hard copy will be retained as a record and the same will also be scanned and uploaded in the Online System.
iii) Approved/Counter Signed Beneficiaries List be sent to the District Minorities Welfare Officer concerned for preparation and make ready the preprinted Cheques for distribution by the MLA.
iv) Cheques will be distributed by the concerned constituency MLA to the beneficiary once in a week, on a specific day, at Mandal Head Quarter/Taluqa Head Quarter as per the wish of MLA.
v) Cheques will be issued as in the case of C.M.R.F. (as in the C.M.R.F. Programme, herein also pre-printed Cheques to be made available to the District Officers of the Welfare Departments from the Treasury).
vi) The cheque will be issued to the beneficiary instead of the present System of Transferring amount to the account of the beneficiary through Online.
vii) Crossed Cheque will be issued in the name of the Mother of the Bride instead of the present System.
viii) Aadhaar Card of the Bride and Bridegroom are mandatory and shall be scanned & uploaded, in order to avoid misuse.
4. The Director General, Centre for Good Governance, Telangana/the Director, Centre for Good Governance, Survey No.91, Near Outer Ring Road, Gachibowli, Hyderabad shall take necessary immediate action in providing login facility in the e-Pass Website to Tahsildars to receive and clear all the applications in respect of “Shaadi Mubarak Scheme” in due consultation with the Director, Minorities Welfare, Telangana State, Hyderabad.
5. The Director, Minorities Welfare, Telangana State, Hyderabad shall take necessary immediate action accordingly.
6. The Finance Department shall issue necessary instructions to the Treasury Officials to take the necessary action as per Para-(3) above.