Rs 2.5 Lakh Award For Marriage With PwD: Odisha Govt

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has hiked the incentive amount from Rs 50,000 to Rs 2.5 lakh for marriage between persons with benchmark disabilities and other persons.

The department of Social Security and Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (SSEPD) has issued guidelines for the award of ‘incentive for marriage between persons with benchmark disabilities & other persons’.

The SSEPD department, in its directive, has said that the enhanced incentive of Rs 2.5 lakh will be given to each eligible couple.

The guidelines will be effective from the date of issue, the SSEPD said.

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