Kanyadan Yojana Maharashtra 2024: Application Form, Eligibility

The Maharashtra government decided to provide financial assistance under the state government’s ‘Kanyadan Yojana‘ which was now raised to Rs 25,000 from Rs 10,000 to needy citizens. Under this scheme, women will be provided financial assistance for marriage to empower them. In this article, you will find the details about Kanyadan Yojana Maharashtra.

Maharashtra Kanyadaan Scheme 2024 – Overview

Scheme NameKanyadan Yojana Maharashtra
Initiated byGovernment of Maharashtra
Department NameSocial Welfare Department
PurposeTo empower women
Benefitsfinancial support for marriage
Financial assistanceRs. 25,000/-
Official Webistehttps://sjsa.maharashtra.gov.in

Objectives – Kanyadan Yojana Maharashtra

The main objective of the scheme is to integrate Maharashtra’s Nomadic Tribes, Scheduled Castes, Freed Castes, Special Backward Classes, and Tribals into mainstream society by lowering their economic, social, and educational disadvantages.


The parents of beneficiary couples from Scheduled Castes, Exempted Castes, Nomadic Tribe, Special Backward Classes, and Other Backward Classes will be given financial help of Rs 20,000 by the state govt under the Kanyadaan Yojana.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The bride and groom, upon marriage, must be the citizens of Maharashtra.
  • The age of the groom must be at least 21 years.
  • The age of the bride must be at least 18 years.
  • One or both of the bride and groom should be from either Scheduled Caste or Open Caste or Other Backward Class or Nomadic Tribe or Special Backward Class.

Required Documents

  • Application Form
  • Husband and Wife Identity card
  • Aadhar Card of Applicants
  • Resident certificate.
  • Below poverty line certificate.
  • Marriage registration certificate.
  • Income certificate
  • Passport Size photos

How to Apply for the Kanyadan Yojana Maharashtra?

Here are the steps below to register for the Yojana Kanyadan.

  • An application must be completed by the concerned NGO to the Assistant Commissioner of Social Welfare.
  • The application must be filled with all relevant data.
  • A proposal will be sent to the Assistant Commissioner of Social Welfare for further details on the program.

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