Many parts of our country are plagued with social evils surrounding the girl child, like child marriage, female foeticide, dowry, etc. But the Assamese society, from time immemorial, is fortunate to be free from such evils. Though there is no dowry system prevalent in Assam, the parent of every girl desires to give something to the girl during her marriage.
The parents, irrespective of their social and economic status dream to bestow their child with love, blessings, and gifts. But for many, these dreams remain unfulfilled due to their economic weakness. Gold is always considered auspicious and an asset. The parents believe that a gift of gold ornament would enhance their daughter’s social and economic status.
The Government of Assam has decided to introduce a New Scheme “ARUNDHATI” from the current financial year 2019-20. This has also been announced in the Budget Speech of the Hon’ble Finance Minister in 2019 -20 at point No – 40. The Government desires to share the joy of such parents who are getting their daughters married by way of providing Rs.-30,000/-as a token of blessings to the daughters of these parents for purchasing of Gold. The Nodal department for implementation of the ARUNDHATI Gold Scheme shall be the Revenue & DM (Registration) Department.
1.Proof of age:
a. Other than tea tribe and adivasi communities. HSLC/CBSE or Equivalent pass certificate as proof of age. Minimum Legal age of Bride and Groom must be 18 and 21 years.
b. Tea Tribe including Adivasi Communities Birth Certificate of both Bride and Groom / Any Academic Certificate as proof of Age.
2. The attested copy of Certificate of Marriage Issued by the Marriage Officer under Special Marriage Act., 1954.
3. Income Certificate of parents of the applicant issued by the respective Circle Officer
4. Bank Account details of the beneficiary,
5. Certificate issued by the Gaon Bura / Mouzadar of the village stating that this is the first marriage of the applicant girl.
FOR MORE DETAILS PLEASE CONTACT SUB-REGISTRAR OFFICE, HOJAI.