(Social Welfare Department, Kashmir): State Marriage Assistance Scheme for Poor Unmarried Girls/Ladies. View procedure here. - Kashmir Student Alerts

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(Social Welfare Department, Kashmir): State Marriage Assistance Scheme for Poor Unmarried Girls/Ladies. View procedure here.

The State Marriage Assistance Scheme (SMAS) is a social assistance scheme meant for those un- married identified girls of Jammu and Kashmir living below the poverty line who may not find themselves in a position to marry due to financial constraints. Read more Such deserving cases, under the scheme, are entitled to receive one time financial assistance of Rs.25000 plus the cost of five grams of gold only for marriage purposes. However, large number of deserving poor girls remained out of the compass of the scheme during the identification process undertaken by the Government through District Development Commissioners.

View details/procedure here: