New Delhi – The Central Government provides assistance to State Governments, Union Territory Administrations towards incentive for inter-caste marriages, where one of the spouses is a member of a Scheduled Caste. Besides, such couples whose annual income is up to Rs. 5.00 lakh can also directly seek an incentive of Rs. 2.50 lakh under ‘Dr. Ambedkar Scheme for Social Integration through Inter-Caste Marriages’ started during 2014-15 of the Dr. Ambedkar Foundation.

This information was given by Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Rattan Lal Katariain a written reply in Lok Sabha .