Maharashtra Antarajaatey Vivaah Yojana: Casteism is widespread in India, caste is very important in the country. There is also a lot of discrimination about caste. But from time to time, the government keeps making plans to reduce this discrimination. A few years ago a plan was made by the Maharashtra state government to encourage inter-caste marriages and to eliminate caste discrimination, under which Rs 50,000 was given as incentive money. But this year this incentive amount was increased by Rs. 2.50 lakhs more in this scheme.
Maharashtra Antarajaatey Vivaah Yojana
Benefit of the scheme
The main benefit from this scheme launched by the Maharashtra government is that the scheme has been introduced to bring equality in all religions by reducing caste discrimination. There are many people who perform interracial marriages and by doing so they are evicted from their society. But now the government will be given an amount of Rs 3 lakh to start a new life through this scheme.
Under this scheme, a total amount of Rs. 3 lakh will be given to the beneficiary, including Rs. 50,000 by the state government and Rs. 2.50 lakh by Dr. Ambedkar Foundation. This amount will be specially given to the young man or woman who has married a young man and woman of an unknown caste or tribe. The amount provided in this scheme will be deposited in the bank account of the young man or woman. For this, they have to have their own bank account.
Eligibility Criteria for Antarajaatey Vivaah Scheme
Since this scheme has been started by the Government of Maharashtra, it is necessary for the youth and the girl to be resident of the state of Maharashtra to take advantage of it. To get the amount received in the scheme, the age of the young man and the woman should not be less than 21 years and 18 years respectively. It is mandatory for any one of the married couple to be part of this scheme to have a relationship with an unknown caste or tribe.
Eligibility according to caste
Under this scheme, if a young man or woman belonging to a scheduled caste or tribe marries a backward class or a general class youth or a girl, then only they can avail the scheme. To get the amount received by the government, it is mandatory for the married couple to do a court marriage. This amount will be given only to the couple who do the court marriage.
Necessary documents required in the scheme
The Aadhaar card launched by the government is the most important ID card in today’s time. So it is mandatory for both the young man and the woman to have their Aadhaar card. Age has been fixed for this scheme, so they must also submit their age certificate for this. Caste is given importance in this scheme, so both the young man and the girl in the married couple have to give their caste certificate. It is mandatory for the married couple to give a passport size in the form of photo together after marriage. The scheme is only for the couple performing the court marriage. Therefore, they will also have to submit the certificate of marriage done in the court.
In our country, caste discrimination has been going on for a long time, this step taken by the Maharashtra government to reduce it can prove to be very effective. This step will encourage inter-caste marriages and also get the scheme. The zodiac will help the young man and woman to build their future and start a new life.
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