Rupashree Application Form – Revised
Government of West Bengal
Department of Women and Child Development and Social Welfare
Govt. of West Bengal has launched Rupashree Scheme. In this scheme one time financial grant of Rs. 25,000/- will be given to girls above 18 years old for marriage purpose. The girl’s family income should be less than Rs. 1,50,000/- per year.
Who can apply for Rupashree benefit?
Any woman can apply to this scheme who proposes to be married if her application satisfies the following criteria:
- She has attained the age of 18 years AND is unmarried on the date of submitting her application.
- 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 5 years 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. The bank account must be in a bank that has an IFS Code and an MICR code and transacts e-payments though NEFT.
Which documents are required?
Required supporting documents:
a) Proof of applicant’s age: Self-attested photo-copy of any one of the following: Birth Certificate / Voter ID card / PAN Card / Madhyamik Admit card / AADHAR card / Primary School Leaving Certificate
b) Never-married Status: Self-declaration on application form
c) Family income: Self-declaration certified by a Competent Authority
d) Proof of Residence: Self-Declaration certified by a Competent Authority
e) Bank Account: Self-attested photo-copy of page of bank book which provides complete details of the account holder’s name, account no., bank address, IFSC code and other details
f) Proof of proposed marriage: Any one of the following: Marriage Invitation Card / Notice for Registration of Marriage
g) Proof of prospective groom’s age: Photocopy of any one of the following: Birth Certificate / Voter ID card / PAN Card / Madhyamik Admit card / AADHAR card / Primary School Leaving Certificate (attested by prospective spouse)
h) 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 in a rural area
b) Office of the Sub-Divisional Officer in case the applicant resides in Municipal area
c) Office of the Commissioner in case the applicant resides in a Corporation area It can be downloaded from the website http://www.wbcdwdsw.gov.in .
Where is the form submitted?
Submission of application forms, verification of supporting documents and registration of the same will be done by the Block, Sub-Divisional or Municipal Corporation Office under which her 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 verification and submit an enquiry report. The Sanctioning officer (BDO/ SDO/ Commissioner) shall sanction all applications that have been successfully verified, and reject those that have a negative report or are 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 the beneficiary. It is now totally an online process and the website is www.wbrupashree.gov.in
Rupashree Prakalpa Guidelines
Download: Rupashree Prakalpa Guidelines