Rupashree Prakalpa

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FAQ : Rupashree Prakalpa
Department of WCD & SW, GoWB
Who can apply for Rupashree benefit?
Any woman can apply to this scheme who proposes to be married if her application satisfies thefollowing criteria:
● She has attained the age of 18 years AND is unmarried on the date of submittingherapplication. ● The proposed marriage is her first marriage. ● She was born in West Bengal OR she has been a resident of West Bengal for the last 5years OR her parents are permanent residents of West Bengal. ● Her family income is not greater than Rs. 1.50 lakhs per annum. ● Her prospective groom has attained the age of 21 years. ● She has an active bank account for which she is the sole account-holder. Thebankaccount must be in a bank that has an IFS Code and an MICR code and transactse-payments though NEFT. Which documents are required?
Required supporting documents:
Production of original AADHAR card is mandatory for enrollment in Rupashree Prakalpaa) AADHAR card
b) Proof of applicant’s age: Self-attested photo-copy of any one of the following: BirthCertificate / Voter ID card / PAN Card / Madhyamik Admit card / AADHARcard/
Primary School Leaving Certificate
c) Never-married Status: Self-declaration on application form
d) Family income: Self-declaration certified by a Competent Authority
e) Proof of Residence: Self-Declaration certified by a Competent Authority
f) Bank Account: Self-attested photo-copy of page of bank book which provides completedetails of the account holder’s name, account no., bank address, IFSCcode andotherdetails
g) Proof of proposed marriage: Any one of the following: Marriage Invitation Card/ Noticefor Registration of Marriage
h) Proof of prospective groom’s age: Photocopy of any one of the following: BirthCertificate / Voter ID card / PAN Card / Madhyamik Admit card / AADHARcard/
Primary School Leaving Certificate (attested by prospective spouse)
i) Coloured passport size photographs of the applicant and the prospective groom
What type of assistance/ benefits is given?
The benefit is one time and amount is Rs.25000/- How can one get the form?
The Scheme’s Application form is available free-of-cost from the following offices:
a) Office of the Block Development Officer in case the applicant resides inarural
b) Office of the Sub-Divisional Officer in case the applicant resides in Municipal
c) Office of the Commissioner in case the applicant resides in a Corporation areaIt can be downloaded from the website . Where is the form submitted?
Submission of application forms, verification of supporting documents and registrationof thesame will be done by the Block, Sub-Divisional or Municipal Corporation Office under whichher residence is located. How is the application sanctioned and benefit disbursed?
Each application will be assigned to an Enquiry Officer, who will conduct a field verificationandsubmit an enquiry report. The Sanctioning officer (BDO/ SDO/Commissioner) shall sanctionall
applications that have been successfully verified, and reject those that have a negative report orare ineligible. The applicant whose application is rejected will be informed about such rejection. The Drawing and Disbursing Officer will transfer the sanctioned grant to the bank account of thebeneficiary. It is now totally an online process and the website is

Updated: November 11, 2023 — 1:41 pm

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