YSR Kalyanamasthu/YSR Shaadi Tohfa Scheme guidelines, status etc..

under the ysr kalyanamasthu and ysr shaadi tohfa, ap government provide extensive financial assistance to economically weaker sections of the bride

Everyone turned a new leaf in their life, after their marriage, such a special marriage ceremony makes everyone excited to perform their wedding in a dignified manner but with limited financial sources families are unable to meet the higher costs associated with the wedding plans of their daughter's marriages. Keeping this in view the government of Andhrapradesh offered a one-time financial assistance to the bride family group belonging to economically backward sections of SC/ST/BC/Minority(other than muslims)/Differently abled/Building and Other Construction workers under the scheme YSR Kalyanamasthu and YSR Shaadi Tohfa for muslim minorities.

Objective of this Scheme:

This marriage related incentive scheme is incomparable in the matter of encouraging girls education, and promote gender equality and preventing early age marriages until they get legal age. While the eligible brides and their families are deeply thankful to the AP Government for providing extensive support under YSR Kalyanamasthu and Shaadi Tohfa scheme.

Benefits of the Scheme:

The exact amount of Ysr Kalyanamasthu benefit scheme depending on the category of the bride such as SC, ST, BC and Minorities as given below:

Update: (17-07-2023) Ap Government recently changed four muslim groups category such as Noor Basha, Dudekula, Pinjari, Ladaf from so far existing in Backward class category under the subdivision BC-b into parent group minority. Hence, today onwards those are getting money Rs 1,00,000 instead of Rs 50,000

S.NoCommunityPayable amount under YSR Kalyanamasthu & YSR Shaadi Tohfa (in Rs.)
01Scheduled Caste1,00,000/-
02Scheduled Caste-Inter Caste1,20,000/-
03Scheduled Tribe1,00,000
04Scheduled Tribe-Inter Caste1,20,000/-
05Backward Classes50,000/-
06Backward Classes-Inter Classes75,000/-
08Differently Abled1,50,000/-

Who are the Beneficiaries of the Scheme?

Under the scheme of "YSR Kalyanamasthu" and "YSR Shaadi Tohfa", the eligible Mother of the bride is entitled to receive financial assistance. In case, where, the mother of the bride is death or is not available, the Father of the bride is eligible for the Financial Assistance. In case both of them are not available, then the guardian of the female spouse will be eligible for the incentive.

In the case of Inter Caste Marriages, Financial Assistance will be released to the Bride as prescribed above.

How to Consider Inter Caste Marriage?

Female SpouseMale Spouse

In this marital relationship, the amount which is ever higher is credited to the Bride's account.

Eligibility Criteria:

01AgeAccording to the Child Marriage Act, the minimum age for Bride is 18 years and the minimum age for Bridegroom is 21 years shall have completed as on the date of marriage.
02Number of MarriagesOnly for 1st marriage, except in the case of widows. (Widowers are not eligible).
03Educational QualificationsBride and the Bridegroom shall have passed 10th Class.
04Income CriteriaThe families of both the bride and the bridegroom should satisfy below conditions:
  1. Income should not exceed RS.10,000/- per month in rural areas and Rs.12,000/- per month in urban areas.
  2. Land holding should be less than 3 acres of wet land or 10 acres of dry land or 10 acres of wet and dry land put together.
  3. No family member should be a Government Employee/Pensioner, including Central Government/PSU/other State Governments/Government Organizations. The families of Sanitary Workers are Exempted
  4. Should not own a four-wheeler vehicle (taxis, tractors, and autos are exempted)
  5. Monthly electricity consumption (average of 12 months) should be less than 300 unnits.
  6. No member of either of the family should be an Income Tax payee
  7. In Municipal areas, should not own property more than 1,000 sq.Ft. of built-up area.

Who are Ineligible?

  • If the Male spouse belongs to other than Andhra Pradesh state
  • Both Wife and Husband must pass 10th class either regular or supplementary otherwise ineligible
  • OC caste female family except for BOCWWB member

Mandatory Documents:

CriteriaRequired Documents
Marriage CertificateMarriage Certificate is needed by the competent authority
Photos and Wedding CardCapturing photos of the married couple taken during marriage and Wedding Card
Caste and IncomeIntegrated certificate and Income certificate issued by the revenue department
AgeTo confirmation of age, ekyc is taken from couples at the time of application
EducationBoth Bride and Groom submit their SSC certificate (10th Class pass certificate)
DisabilitySADAREM Certificate for permanent disability
  1. Death certificate of the Ex-Husband
  2. Widow Pension Card
  3. Affidavit, if the above two are not available
Mother Details
  1. Aadhar number of the mother of the female spouse
  2. Bank Account of the mother of the female spouse
Membership of AP Building & Other Construction Workers Welfare BoardBOCWWB Worker Card of Bride/Parent of Bride

How to apply online for YSR Kalyanamasthu/YSR Shaadi Tohfa?

Prescribed application process can be done online either approach the DA/WEDPS in the Secretariat or Directly proceed through the NBM portal till 30 days time period after marriage by uploading the necessary documents.

YSR Kalyanamasthu & YSR Shaadi Tohfa amount release date:

Financial assistance under the scheme will be released, after qualifying field verification by WEA and satisfying Six-Step validation of the applications for every quarter in the months of February, May, August and November to the Mothers of eligible female spouse beneficiaries.

YSR Kalyanamasthu & YSR Shaadi Tohfa Status Check:

This is the official Payment Status link check it now after entering the Aadhar number but Aadhar to mobile number link is compulsory because receiving OTP at every time.

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