Bhopal:Tuesday, September 9, 2008:The Chief Minister, Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced to increase the financial assistance provided under the Mukhyamantri Kanyadan Yojana from Rs. 6000 to Rs. 7500. Shri Chouhan said that the assistance amount is being increased in view of the prevailing trend of price rises.
The Chief Minister Shri Chouhan made this announcement while addressing a huge convention of Self Help Groups (SHGs) who gathered from all across the state at the Jamboree Ground here today.
It may be mentioned that under the Mukhyamantri Kanyadan Yojana, financial assistance is provided to solemnise the marriage of daughters/widows/deserted women belonging to economically weaker sections and disabled category.