India / Those who do inter-caste marriage will get financial assistance of up to 5 lakhs, rules have to be followed

Zoom News : Nov 27, 2021, 07:36 AM
Guwahati: In order to promote social harmony, the Assam government will provide financial assistance for starting a business under the Inter-caste Marriage Scheme.

government will give so much money

An official of the Scheduled Castes Welfare Department said that under the recently launched inter-caste marriage scheme, Rs 10,000 to Rs 5 lakh will be given for doing any kind of business or starting any income generating project.

These people will get benefit

According to the official, the beneficiary of the scheme should be married between April 2019 and March 2021 and the annual income of the couple should not exceed Rs 5 lakh.

Husband and wife have to follow this ethnic formula

Another condition for being a beneficiary of the scheme is that either one of the spouses should belong to the scheduled caste and the other to the general caste.

such is the purpose

In fact, on many occasions it has been observed that families reject inter-caste marriages, leading to many problems including suicide. The official said that the scheme will encourage harmony, positive mindset and a sense of social distancing in the state.