Organisation : Department of Social Justice, Empowerment & Minorities, Punjab
Facility Name : Ashirwad Shagun Scheme
Applicable For : Girls belonging to the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and other minority communities at the time of their marriage.
Applicable State/UT : Punjab
Website : https://ashirwad.punjab.gov.in/
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What is Ashirwad Shagun Scheme?
The Ashirwad Shagun Scheme Punjab is a social welfare scheme launched by the Government of Punjab to provide financial assistance to economically disadvantaged girls belonging to the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and other minority communities at the time of their marriage. Under the scheme, eligible girls are provided with a one-time grant of Rs. 6,100.
Related / Similar Facility : Jamabandi Punjab Land Records Nakal Verification
Eligibility Criteria of Ashirwad Shagun Scheme
** Financial assistance of Rs. 21,000/- w.e.f 1-7-2017 is given to Scheduled Castes/Christian girls, Backward Classes/Castes, Economically weaker sections girls, daughters of widows of any caste at the time of their marriage and Scheduled Castes widows/divorcees at the time of their re-marriage.
** That the girl should be 18 years old or above.
** That the annual income of the family from all sources does not exceed Rs. 32,790/-.
** That parents/guardians of the girl should be domicile of Punjab State.
** Application can be given before the fixed date of marriage or after the 30 days of the marriage by the applicant for getting financial assistance.
** The amount of shagun (Now Ashirwad) is limited up to two girls of concerned family under the scheme.
How To Apply For Ashirwad Shagun Scheme?
Eligible girls can apply for the Ashirwad Shagun Scheme online through the official website of the Department of Social Justice, Empowerment and Minorities, Punjab. The application form can also be downloaded from the website and submitted to the nearest Tehsil Welfare Office.
Documents Required For Ashirwad Shagun Scheme
** Copy of the girl’s Aadhaar card.
** Copy of the girl’s birth certificate.
** Copy of the girl’s family income certificate.
** Copy of the girl’s caste certificate (if applicable).
** Copy of the marriage invitation card.
Disbursement of Grant:
Once the application is approved, the grant amount will be disbursed directly into the bank account of the girl or her guardian. The Ashirwad Shagun Scheme is a significant financial support for economically disadvantaged families in Punjab. It helps to reduce the burden of marriage expenses and encourages the education and empowerment of girls.
For any Query or Suggestion Please Contact E-Mail: directorwelfarepunjab[at]gmail[dot]com
Additional Simplified Procedure
To apply for the Ashirwad Shagun Scheme in Punjab, you can follow these steps:
1. Go to the official website of the Department of Social Justice, Empowerment and Minorities, Punjab: https://ashirwad.punjab.gov.in/
2. Click on the “Applicant Registration” link.
3. Create a new account by providing your basic details and contact information.
4. Once your account is created, log in and click on the “Apply for Ashirwad Shagun Scheme” link.
5. Fill in the online application form carefully and provide all the required information.
6. Attach the required documents, including a copy of your Aadhaar card, birth certificate, family income certificate, caste certificate (if applicable), and marriage invitation card.
7. Review your application and submit it.
You will receive a confirmation message once your application has been submitted. You can track the status of your application online by logging into your account. If your application is approved, the grant amount will be disbursed directly into your bank account or the bank account of your guardian.
Here are some additional tips for applying for the Ashirwad Shagun Scheme:
** Make sure that you have all the required documents before you start the application process.
** Fill in the online application form carefully and provide all the required information.
** Attach the required documents in the correct format.
** Review your application carefully before submitting it.
If you have any questions or need assistance with the application process, you can contact the nearest Tehsil Welfare Office.