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ashirwad.punjab.gov.in Portal Registration 2023 / Login | Check Punjab Ashirwad Scheme (Earlier Shagun Scheme) Details

Punjab Ashirwad Scheme portal has been launched at ashirwad.punjab.gov.in, check scheme details. The process to make ashirwad.punjab.gov.in portal registration 2023 and login is specified in this article. Under Aashirwad scheme, the state govt. provides Rs. 51000 financial assistance on marriage of girl child. This scheme was earlier known as Shagun scheme.

ashirwad.punjab.gov.in Portal Registration 2023 / Login

  • Enter aadhar number, name, date of birth, name, gender, relation with girl (bride), annual income, BPL number, religion, caste, mobile number, state, district, tehsil, address and click "Save" button. 
  • After making Aashirwad scheme registration, you can make login by clicking at the "Login" link or https://ashirwad.punjab.gov.in/sLogin.aspx at the official ashirwad.punjab.gov.in portal.
  • Then Punjab Ashirwad scheme portal login page will open.
  • Registered user's login can be made using username, password and clicking at "Login" button.

List of Documents Required for Ashirwad Scheme in Punjab

  • Aadhar Card
  • Age / Date of Birth Proof
  • Copy of self declaration / Income certificate to prove annual family income
  • Caste certificate
  • Mobile number
  • Below Poverty Line (B.P.L) Card
Applicants must confirm that he/she has been residing in India for at-least 182 days in the preceding 12 months. Information of applicant including biometrics would be used for generation of Aadhaar and authentication. 

Eligibility Criteria for Punjab Ashirwad Scheme

  • Applicant should be a permanent citizen of Punjab state.
  • Family of the applicant must belong to the below poverty line (BPL) category.
  • Applicant must belong to the Scheduled Castes, Backward Classes and other economically weaker families.

About Punjab Ashirwad Scheme 2023

Ashirwad Scheme in Punjab aims to give Rs. 51,000 aid on wedding of girl children. The state government has renamed the earlier Shagun Scheme to Aashirwad Scheme. Earlier in Shagun scheme, the assistance amount was only Rs. 15000. Then former congress govt. has raised marriage assistance to Rs. 21000 and renamed it as Ashiwad scheme. Again after some duration, former government has raised wedding assistance to Rs. 51000. 

Girls from scheduled caste (SC) / backward classes (BC) / economically weaker sections (EWS) can apply online at ashirwad.punjab.gov.in as mentioned above. Also, one can easily download Punjab Ashirwad Scheme application form PDF through online mode at punjab.gov.in website.

Punjab Aashirwad Scheme Application Form PDF

You can download Punjab Ashirwad scheme application form PDF - https://punjab.gov.in/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Aashirwad-Scheme.pdf

Punjab Aashirwad scheme application form PDF will open.
SC BC Welfare department of Punjab has also published offline application form for Ashirwad scheme. Download it, take a printout, fill it manually and submit it to get aashiwad scheme benefits.

Govt. Expenditure on Punjab Aashirwad Scheme

Punjab state govt. has already spent Rs. 129.29 crore on 25,399 beneficiaries of Ashirwad scheme in the present financial year 2022-2023. A total amount of Rs. 161.31 crore has been earmarked for assistance under Aashirwad Scheme. The state govt. will provide Rs. 51,000 to girls from SC, ST, OBC category on their marriage. For availing assistance, applicant girl should be a permanent resident of Punjab and a BPL card holder. Two women of each family are eligible to avail the benefit. Money under Ashirwad scheme will be credited directly into the benefeciary’s bank accounts, which should be linked with Aadhaar.

Raising Amount under Ashirwad Scheme

Under Shagun Scheme, Punjab govt was providing Rs. 15,000 as a financial assistance for marriage of daughter belonging from poor family in the state. This amount was then raised to Rs. 21,000 per beneficiary. Then with changing the name of Shagun to Aashirwad Scheme, the state govt. was providing financial assistance of Rs. 21,000 as ashirwad to girls belonging to poor section. 

Next, Punjab Cabinet on 28 April 2021 approved a further hike in financial assistance under the Ashirwad scheme from Rs. 21,000 to Rs. 51,000 per beneficiary. It also gave directions to clear all payment backlog under the Ashirwad scheme. This was the 2nd hike in scheme amount which came into effect from 1 July 2021. At that time, the state Cabinet had also decided to make payment direct into the bank accounts of the beneficiaries through the online banking management system, under the scheme implemented by the Social Justice, Empowerment and Minorities department.

But this financial aid is only for those girls who are above 18 years. Ashirwad scheme is also applicable to Muslims girls of 18 years or above age, along with scheduled caste, christian, backward class/caste, economically weaker section families and daughters of widows of any caste. Scheduled caste widows/divorcees are also entitled to the benefit at the time of their re-marriage.

Highlights of Aashirwad Scheme Punjab

  • Only girls belonging to Punjab state are eligible.
  • To get financial assistance on marriage, apply online/ offline as mentioned above.
  • Only those girls who are 18 years of age or above can apply.
  • Financial assistance amount will be transferred directly into bank account of the beneficiaries through DBT mode.
  • Annual income of the family from all sources should not exceed Rs. 32,790. 
  • Parents/guardians of the girl should be domiciled in Punjab. 
  • Financial assistance under Ashirwad scheme is limited to two girls only from one family. 
  • Applicant is required to submit application for getting financial assistance in the prescribed proforma before the date of marriage or 30 days after the of the marriage of the girl.
For more details, visit the official website at ashirwad.punjab.gov.in

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