Hyderabad, Mar 14 (Munsif News) ; Minister for Backward Classes, Forest and Environment, Jogu Ramanna has given the assurance that the cheques to the beneficiaries under Shaadi Mubarak and Kalyana Lakshmi will be handed over at the time of marriage.
Answering to the question raised by the members across the party line and complaining that there is delay of over 4 to 6 months after the marriage in giving the cheques to the beneficiaries and said that this scheme is meant for the poor families to perform the marriage of their daughter, but due to delay, the parents are taking loan on interest and even the officials are not cooperating with the beneficiaries and cancelling the application by raising such questions of not having aadhaar Card and they are not accepting the Voter ID cards etc. and some middle men are also demanding amount for approving the applications which is bring bad name to the scheme.
The Minister said that so far 2,92,465 got benefitted and the amount spent was Rs. 1642.02 crfores as on March 13, 2018 under both the schemes.