Local, Mysuru, May 16:- As per the state budget of 2017-18, the government will provide Rs 3 lakh for the widow remarriage. Members of SC and ST communities may apply for the benefit at the deputy director, social welfare department, , Mandya, Mandya district.
The age of the marrying widow should be between 18 and 42. Groom should be aged between 21 and 45. Within a year of marriage, the couple should apply for the benefit.
Before applying, the couple should register their marriage at the sub-registrar’s office. Application should be submitted at the district where the widow is residing.
The amount will be transferred to the account of the beneficiaries through NEFT.