West Bengal Govt. launches Rupashree Prakalpa for Girls : Eligibility Criteria & Application Process Details

Published Date - 31 March 2018 06:07:56 Updated Date - 31 March 2018 06:12:21

Honorable ChiefMinister of West Bengal, Mamata Banarjee announced a new scheme for girls named Rupashree Prakalpa. Just like Yuvasree , Kanyasree Prakalpa, CM of West Bengal announced Rupasree Prakalpa to help Students. In the Last State Government Budget, Amit Mitra, Financial Minister of WB, announced this prakalpa, and said 'The Dream of Mamata Banerjee to provide money to poor students Comes true'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.

This is a major initiative of the state govt. after Kanyashree, Yuvashree and Sabuj Sathi Scheme of WB government. All the girls whose family annual income from all sources is less than Rs. 1.5 lakh can avail this marriage assistance.

This scheme will help poor families who borrow a huge sum at interest for the marriage of daughters and thus are forced to live in depression.


Organised by - West Bengal Government.
Financial grant of - Rs.25000 one time.
Scheme for - Wedding of Girls after the 18 years age.
Apply Mode - Offline (Collect Application Form).
Official Website - www.wb.gov.in

Rupashree Prakalpa Application Form Download

Just like other marriage assistance schemes, WB govt. can soon open a dedicated portal for the submission of rupashree scheme online application form. However till then, the forms are available through offline mode. All the candidates can read the eligibility criteria and every applicant must fulfill it. Afterwards, eligible applicants can download rupashree prakalpa application form in pdf format through the link given below:-

Rupashree Prakalpa Application Form (PDF)

These application forms are also available at the Municipality Office or from BDO office or SDO Office. All the applicants are required to submit the filled in application form before the date of marriage and then submit it BDO or municipality office. Accordingly, WB govt. will credit Rs. 25000 directly into the bank account of the applicant.

Rupashree Prakalpa – Eligibility Criteria

The candidates must fulfill the following eligibility criteria to fill get financial assistance:-

  • All the applicant girls whose marriage is going to take place must have attained 18 years of age.
  • The annual family income must not exceed Rs. 1.5 lakh.
  • All the applicants must be a permanent resident of West Bengal.
  • There is no minimum qualification necessary to avail marriage assistance.

Financial Aid:
A one time grant of Rs.25000 to facilitate the wedding of their daughters after they attain the age of 18.
The State finance minister allocated Rs.1500 crore for this scheme. Six lakh families will benefit.

Required Documents:
1. Application on a Paper with Mobile No.
2. Aadhar Card of candidate.
3. Voter ID Card.
4. Marriage Invitation Card.
5. Family Income Proof / Certificate (not more than 1.5 lakh).
6. Bank Account xerox copy.

Objectives & Benefits of Rupashree Prakalpa

WB govt. has decided the complete roll-out of Rupashree Prakalpa which has the following benefits:-

  1. Rupashree Scheme will bring reduction in Child Marriage.
  2. This scheme will reduce the burden of marriage expenses of parents of girl child by giving one time assistance for marriage of their daughters.
  3. All such schemes like Kanyashree, Rupashree will increase the education rate of girl child.
  4. WB govt. has made a budgetary allocation of Rs. 1500 crore for this scheme.

The government will invest 1500 crore of the amount under this Prakalpa.

And we all hopeful about the new Rupashree scheme. This is the complete information about Rupashree Scheme. If you have any query post in the below comment box. Keep touch with us for complete information.

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