At the State Budget for the financial year 2018-19 tabled on 31st January 2018, the Hon’ble Finance Minister, Government of West Bengal, announced a one-time financial grant of Rs. 25,000 for economically stressed families at the time of their adult daughters’ marriages.
The grant, to be provided under the name of “Rupashree Prakalpa”, is aimed at mitigating the difficulties that poor families face in bearing the expenditure of their daughters’ marriages, for which they often have to borrow money at very high interest rates.
How To Apply
The Scheme’s Application form can be downloaded from ( http://wbcdwdsw.gov.in/link/pdf/rupashree_form.pdf ). It is also available free-of-cost from the following offices:
Office of the Block Development Officer in case the applicant resides in a rural area.
Office of the Sub – Divisional Officer in case the applicant resides in Municipal area.
Office of the Municipal Commissioner in case the applicant resides in a Municipal Corporation area.