AP to pay Rs 75,000 to SC/ST brides for intercaste marriage

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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu launched a welfare scheme that provides Rs 75,000 to those SC/ST brides who marry a groom from a different caste.

Brides from Other Backward Classes (OBC) will get Rs 50,000 for similar intercaste marriages.

Further, the SC/ST brides will get Rs 40,000 if they marry a groom within their own community and OBC brides will get Rs 30,000 for the same purpose.