[Registration] Karnataka Saptapadi Marriage Scheme 2020

Karnataka-Saptapadi-Marriage-Scheme-RegistrationKarnataka Saptapadi Marriage Scheme 2020 has been launched by the Government of Karnataka. Under which mass marriage will be organized by the state government and the newly married couple will be provided a support amount of ₹ 55,000. In this article, we will tell you in detail what is Karnataka Saptashati Vivah Yojana 2020? For this, what are the criteria set by the government, who can avail the benefit of the scheme, details of the amount received under the scheme, how to apply for the scheme? And what is the date of marriage set by the state government? We will know about all these in detail.

Key Points of Karnataka Saptapadi Marriage Scheme 2020:

Name of the scheme Saptapadi Samuhik Vivah Yojana
State’s Name Karnataka
Started By Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa
Beneficiary A couple desirous of marriage
Benefit Amount ₹ 55,000
Application / Registration  Offline Mode
Marriage Date 23 July to 17 August 2020
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What is Karnataka Saptapadi Marriage Scheme 2020?

The government of Karnataka has announced Karnataka Saptapadi Samuhik Vivah Yojana 2020; the scheme was announced on 10 January 2020. This Mass Marriage Scheme 2020 was started by Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa. Under this scheme, mass marriage will be done by the state govt and the newly married couple will be provided a support amount of Rs 55,000. To get the benefit of this scheme, the married couple will have to go to the Temples and register their marriage.

Benefits of Karnataka Saptashati Vivah Yojana-

In order to get the benefit of the scheme, the couples should follow certain criteria that are set by the government and then apply for the same. After register for the scheme, the State Govt will distribute the assistance amount in different parts, including the total assistance amount of Rs 55,000.

Under the scheme, some temples have been shortlisted by the Govt of Karnataka which will be registered and mass marriages will also be organized in the temples. The government has selected 90 to 100 temples under the Karnataka Saptapadi Marriage Scheme in which around 1,000 marriages will be held. The Chief Minister informed the public about the scheme by broadcasting the poster by tweet himself.

Eligibility Criteria for Saptapadi Marriage Scheme 2020-

The State Govt of Karnataka has set norms for couples getting married under the Saptapadi Vivah Yojana 2020. Couples who do not live up to these criteria, shouldn’t eligible to apply. The following is the list of criteria set by the government of Karnataka:

  • Any couple who wants to get benefits under the Karnataka Mass Marriage Scheme 2020 is required to be a permanent resident of the state.
  • Whatever temples have been shortlisted by the Government of Karnataka, registration will be valid only in those temples and assistance will be provided to the couples getting married.
  • The consent of the parents to the married couple is very important and both the parents are required to be present there during the marriage. If the person marries against the parents’ command then to get the benefit of this scheme there not eligible.
  • Because the benefit of this scheme will not be given to the married people without the permission of the parents, hence there will be no love under this scheme, and the love marriage will not be provided with the assistance.

Thus any couple who wants to get married and wants to get the benefit of this scheme will have to live up to these criteria otherwise no assistance will be provided to the couple under this scheme.

Apart from that, the couple must have the necessary documents i.e. Address Proof, Age Proof, Aadhar Card, Religion certificate, and Permission Letter, etc.

Details of Assistance provided under the Saptapadi Vivah Yojana-

The total amount provided under the Saptapadi Marriage Scheme launched by the Government of Karnataka is Rs 55,000, the details of which are as follows:

  • The bride will be provided with an assistance amount of ₹ 40,000 for the price of Mangalasutra.
  • The groom will be provided cash assistance of ₹ 5,000.
  • Cash assistance of ₹ 10,000 will be given to Bride.
  • Total assistance of ₹ 55,000 will be provided under this scheme.

Thus a total of Rs 55,000 assistance amount will be given to the couples in a different manner.

Registration Process for Saptapadi Marriage Scheme 2020-
  1. Under the Karnataka Saptapadi Vivah Yojana, any couple who wants to avail of the assistance amount is required to register 30 days before the scheduled date of their marriage.
  2. The process of registration will be held to the temple. The Karnataka state government has already shortlisted temples to register, the number of these temples is between 90 and 100.
  3. Before registering, you have to take special care that the temple is registering is shortlisted by the state government or not, if it is not done then you shouldn’t marry in that temple.
  4. After registration, the list of eligible couples will be released by the state government. The couples registering to have to see their name on that list. If your name is on the list, then the selected couple has to join the group marriage with their parents and get married under the group marriage scheme.
  5. Apart from Hinduism, Muslim and Christian communities will also be provided benefits under this scheme and their marriage will be made in contact with their customs.
New Dates of Mass Marriages under the Scheme-

Recently, the Central Govt had imposed the nationwide lockdown due to the COVID-19 outbreak, which led to the postponement of the marriage by the state government to the marriage due in April-May. New dates of marriage have been announced by the state government, the table of new dates is as follows:

  • 23 July 2020
  • 26 July 2020
  • 29 July 2020
  • 6 August 2020
  • 10 August 2020
  • 14 August 2020
  • 17 August 2020

Prior to the lockdown, the government had received about 4,000 applications, but due to the lockdown of coronavirus, marriages were not completed so well. Now applications have been sought by the state government from the interesting areas again. The state government will provide Mangalsutra and other assistance to newly married couples through temples whose total amount will be ₹ 55,000.

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