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Arundhati Swarna Yojana: Key Facts

Arundhati Swarna Yojana: Key Facts
  • Launched by-Government of Assam
  • Launched on-1st January 2020

Objective- 

  1. To increase the percentage of registered marriage in Assam.
  2. To prevent child marriage and to fix the present age of the marriage at 18years.

Key features

  1. Assam Government has launched this scheme for newlywed of Assam with an objective to increase the percentage of registered marriage.
  2. According to the scheme, firstly it was decided to give 10gram of gold to all the beneficiaries but later it was mentioned to give Rs.30000 to all the beneficiaries which will be utilized in buying gold for the newlywed.
  3. For getting the benefit of the scheme, there is no need to fill any application form but the marriage should be registered by the beneficiary under the special marriage (Assam) rules 1954.

Eligibility

  • The beneficiary must be newly wedded.
  • The age of the girl must be at least 18years and that of the boy must be at least 21years.
  • The girl must have passed 10th Standard and the scheme is eligible only for the first marriage of the girl.
  • The annual income of the beneficiary bride’s family must be less than Rs.5lakh.

MCQs

Q: 1.) Which Indian state has launched Arundhati Swarna Yojana?
a.) West Bengal
b.) Orissa
c.) Assam
d.) Manipur
e.) Bihar
Answer-c.) Assam
Explanation-Assam Government has launched Arundhati Swarna Yojana in the year 2020 for newlywed brides.

Q: 2.) What should be the minimum age of the girl to avail the benefits of Arundhati Swarna Yojana?
a.) 21years
b.) 18years
c.) 23years
d.) 22years
e.) 20years
Answer-b.) 18years

Explanation-
In order to get the benefits of the Arundhati Swarna Yojana, the girl must be at least 18years old and the boy must be at least 21years old.

Q: 3.) How much amount is given to each beneficiary under Arundhati Swarna Yojana?
a.) Rs.10000
b.) Rs.20000
c.) Rs.30000
d.) Rs.25000
e.) Rs.15000
Answer-c.) Rs.30000

Explanation-
Rs.30000 is given to each beneficiary under Arundhati Swarna Yojana for buying gold for the newlywed bride.
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