Karnataka:’Poor’ Brahmin girl to get Rs 3 lac if she marries a priest under Maitreyi scheme
Team Udayavani, Jan 7, 2021, 2:50 PM IST
Bengaluru: The Karnataka State Brahmin Development Board set up by the State government in 2020 has launched two schemes that will monetary benefits to brides from the economically weaker sections from the Brahmin community.
In the first scheme, ‘Arundhati’ the board will provide Rs 25,000 to Brahmin brides, whereas in the second scheme, Maitreyi will assure a bond of Rs 3 lacs to Brahmin women who marry priests in the state.
There are other conditions to be fulfilled for eligibility.
Only the Brahmins coming from economically backward sections will be eligible. The bride must be from the Brahmin community and it should be her first marriage.
Apart from the above conditions, the married couple must give an undertaking that they would remain married for a specified period of time.
According to the Board, there are around 500 girls of marriageable age who fall under the economically backward section, and have been identified for Arundhati scheme.
Another 25 brides have been selected for the Maitreyi scheme.
The government has also launched a scheme where Rs 500 will be offered to nearly 4,000 individuals who show willingness to be trained in pooja rituals and evening prayers.
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