Orders were issued introducing the scheme of Kalyana Lakshmi Pathakam to all Socially and Educationally Backward Classes/Economically Backward Classes unmarried girls on their marriage with a view to alleviate financial distress in the family. Under the Scheme, a one time financial assistance of Rs.51,000/- at the time of marriage shall be granted to every SEBC/EBC Girl with effect from 1st April, 2016, subject to the conditions specified therein. Orders were also issued therein specifying certain guidelines in sanction of said amount to the SEBC/EBC unmarried girls/beneficiaries.
Government of Telangana noticed certain hard ships / lapses in process of field verification, preparation and submission of bills in the treasury, sanctioning in the treasury and finally transferring the amount to the bride’s account etc.
Government after examination of the matter in detail in partial modification of orders issued in references issued the following orders:-
(i) Only MROs will process & verify the applications received under Kalyana Lakshmi Pathakam, instead of present system of processing & verifying by Deputy Director/District BC Welfare Officer of the Backward Classes Welfare Department.
(ii) Beneficiaries list will be approved / countersigned by the concerned Constituency MLA. The approved hard copy will be retained as a record and the same will also be scanned and uploaded in the online system.
(iii) Approved/Counter signed beneficiary list be sent to the District Officers (DD/DBCWO) for preparation and make ready the pre-printed cheques for distribution by the MLA.
(iv) Cheques will be distributed by the concerned constituency MLA to the beneficiary once in a week, on a specific day, at Mandal HQ/Talaq HQ, as per wish of MLA.
(v) Cheques will be issued as in case of CMRF (as in the CMRF programme, herein also pre-printed cheques to be made available to the District Officers of the Welfare Departments from the Treasury).
(vi) Cheque will be issued to the beneficiary instead of present system of transferring amount to the account of the beneficiary through online.
(vii) Crossed Cheque will be issued in the name of the mother of the bride instead of present system in the name of the bride through online transfer.
(viii) Aadhar card of the bride and bridegroom are mandatory and shall be scanned & uploaded, in order to avoid misuse.
The Director General, Centre for Good Governance, Telangana / the Director, Centre for Good Governance, Survey No.91, Near Outer Ring Road Chowrasta, Gachibowli, Hyderabad shall take necessary immediate action in providing login facility in the e-pass website to Tahsildars / MROs to receive and clear all the applications in respect of Kalyana Lakshmi Pathakam in due consultation with the Commissioner, BC Welfare Department, Telangana State, Hyderabad.
The Commissioner, BC Welfare Department, Telangana State, Hyderabad shall take necessary immediate action accordingly.
The Finance Department shall issue necessary instructions to the Treasury officials to take necessary action as per para (3) above.
Backward Classes Welfare Department – “Kalyana Lakshmi Pathakam” for extending one-time financial assistance of Rs.51,000/-(Rupees Fifty One Thousand only) to each unmarried girl belonging to Socially and Educationally Backward Classes and Economically Backward Classes at the time of marriage residing in Telangana State –Change in certain procedures – Modification-Orders- Issued
BACKWARD CLASSES WELFARE (OP) DEPARTMENT G.O.MS.No. 18 Dated: 29-06-2016:-
1) G.O.Rt.No.298, B.C. Welfare (B) Department, Dt.19.10.2015
2) G.O.Ms.No.05, B.C. Welfare (OP) Department, Dt.21.04.2016
3) G.O.Ms.No.06, B.C. Welfare (OP) Department, Dt.25.04.2016
4) G.O.Ms.No.24, SCD (POA.A1) Department, Dt.24.06.2016
5) From SCDD (POA.A1) Dept., U.O.Note.No.5249/ SCD.POA.A1 /2016, Dt.24.06.2016