Kerala Transgender Couples Marriage Assistance Scheme

Recently the Government Of Kerala had announced the Kerala Transgender Couples Marriage Assistance Scheme 2021 for the transgender population of the state of Kerala. This scheme is launched by the Chief Minister Of Kerala. The aim of this scheme is to promote marriage assistance to Transgenders in the State of Kerala.

As today also the conditions of the transgenders in our society are not that good, these people still face a lot of social injustice and discrimination, As the society still don’t allow these transgender people to live a normal life and these face a lot of problems In the general life things such as marriage, as these people are also not allowed to do marriage like essential things.

This Transgender community is the only community at this time who are facing extreme discrimination and social injustice in society all across the country. Transgender people have to face a lot of problems once their gender is revealed, although the Government of Kerala is also running various awareness programs and schemes to counter these social injustice issues. But still, there is a lot of issues in general day to day life of these people and Kerela State Government is the first state government to work for the welfare and support of these Transgender people.

To ensure the rights and social justice & equality of these Transgender people the Kerala State Government launched the Kerala Transgender Couples Marriage Assistance Scheme for the support of Transgender Marriages in the state of Kerala.

The Kerala State cabinet had framed this Kerala Transgender Couples Marriage Assistance Scheme for providing welfare, support and assistance to the Transgender Population of the state. This Scheme falls Under the Social Justice Department of the State Government of Kerala. This department is responsible for every concern related to this Scheme. The State of Kerala is the Only State Government to launch such schemes for the Transgender community of the State

Under this Kerala Transgender Couples, Marriage Assistance Scheme the state government of Kerala provides financial Aid of Rupees 30,000/- to the transgender couple for marriage purposes, with the help of this Kerala Transgender Couples Marriage Assistance Scheme the Government of Kerala Is also spreading awareness in the society for Transgender people.

The Transgenders need to apply for this Kerala Transgender Couples Marriage Assistance Scheme via an online application process, which is given in the further part of the article, so please read the complete article for this.

To know much more about this Kerala Transgender Couples Marriage Assistance Scheme, Please go through the Below given Table-

Name of the SchemeKerala Transgender Couples Marriage Assistance Scheme 2021
Scheme launched byChief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan
Scheme UnderState Government
Managed bySocial Justice Department 
BeneficiariesTransgender community of the state of Kerala.
Major benefitsProviding Financial support to transgender students for their Marriage purposes. The State Government provides Rs.30,000/-to with the Transgender Couples under this scheme. Providing social support and assistance to Transgender couples. Creating a social awareness about transgenders in Society.
Aim of the SchemeTo Provide financial support and assistance for Marriage purposes to the Transgender community of the state of Kerala 
Name of the StateKerala
Level of SchemeState Level
Mode of applicationOnline
Starting Date of Application Form2021
Last date of the scheme N/A
Status of the schemeActive
Official websitehttp://sjd.kerala.gov.in/ 

Benefits of the Kerala Transgender Couples Marriage Assistance Scheme.

The Kerala Transgender Couples Marriage Assistance Scheme 2021 provides various benefits to the transgender community of the state, some of its benefits are listed as-

  • Providing a Financial support to the transgender students for their Marriage  purposes.
  • The state Government provides Rs.30,000/-to the Transgender Couples under this scheme.
  • Providing  a social support and assistance to the Transgender couples.
  • Creating a social awareness about the transgenders in the Society.

Eligibility Criteria of the Kerala Transgender Couples Marriage Assistance Scheme 2021

The transgender applicants who want to avail the benefits of the Kerala Transgender Couples Marriage Assistance Scheme 2021 need to fulfil the following eligibility criteria mentioned below-

  • The applicant must be a resident of the state of Kerala.
  • The applicant must falls under the legal age category 18+ for marriage.
  • The applicant must fall into BPL category of the state list of Kerala.
  • The applicant must have a declaration of the Transgender.
  • The Applicant Must have the Marriage Certificate.

Documents required to apply for the Kerala Transgender Couples Marriage Assistance Scheme 2021 

The transgender applicants who want to avail the benefits of the Kerala Transgender Couples Marriage Assistance Scheme 2021 need to provide the documents mentioned below-

  • Aadhar card
  • Gender Declaration letter
  • Marriage Certificate.
  • Passport size photographs
  • Mobile number.
  • Residential Proof

How To apply for the Kerala Transgender Couples Marriage Assistance Scheme 2021

The transgender applicants who want to avail the benefits of the Kerala Transgender Couples Marriage Assistance Scheme 2021, need to apply for this via the online application method, the steps to apply for this scheme are mentioned below-

Step 1- Go to the Official website of the Kerela Social Justice  Department.

Link-  http://sjd.kerala.gov.in/

Step 2-Go to the schemes Tab on the Official webpage and click over it.

Step 3-  You will be redirected to another page where you need to look for “the Kerala Transgender Couples Marriage Assistance Scheme 2021” and click on it.

Step 4- Now scroll to the Documents Section and find the application form section and click on the application form.

Step 5-Download and print the Application form.

Step 6- Fill the application form using the correct details.

Step 7- attach all the essential documents in the application form.

Step 8- Submit the Application form to the nearest Concerned Social Justice Department.

FAQs. 

  1. Who launched the the Kerala Transgender Couples Marriage Assistance Scheme 2021?

the Kerala Transgender Couples Marriage Assistance Scheme 2021 is launched by the Chief Minister Of the state of Kerela Shri Pinarayi Vijayan.

  1. What is the official website of the the Kerala Transgender Couples Marriage Assistance Scheme 2021?

The Official website of the Kerala Transgender Couples Marriage Assistance Scheme 2021 Is –

             Link-  http://sjd.kerala.gov.in/

  1. How much amount is been given under the Kerala Transgender Couples Marriage Assistance Scheme 2021?

the Kerala Transgender Couples Marriage Assistance Scheme 2021 provides an amount of Rs.30,000/- per Couple under this scheme.

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