YSR Pelli Kanuka Application Procedure | Benefits | Eligibility

YSR Pelli Kanuka Application Procedure | Benefits | Eligibility: Marriage, is one of the most traditional rituals followed in India. But because of poor financial conditions, a few teenage girls are refusing to get married. To avoid this scenario in the state of Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy initiated a scheme which is YSR Pelli Kanuka/Jagananna Pelli Kanuka. The intention of this YSR Pelli Kanuka scheme is to provide financial support to brides of various castes for their marriage events. With the launch of this scheme, the marriage of daughters in the AP state will not be considered a burden to the family.

So, this article clearly explains the step-by-step process of applying for the Pelli Kanuka scheme, the eligibility criteria, the required documents, and the selection procedure also.

YSR Pelli Kanuka Scheme Features

The crucial features of the Jagananna Pelli Kanuka scheme are:

  • Through this scheme, applicants can have sustainable development in society that further enhances their living standards
  • Girls who live in financially weaker sections of society are only eligible to avail of the benefits provided by the scheme
  • Eligible beneficiaries will receive incentives directly to their bank accounts

Eligibility Conditions

Before applying for the Pelli Kanuka scheme, applicants should meet the below-mentioned eligibility conditions and those are:

  • An applicant has to be a permanent citizen of Andhra Pradesh
  • By the date of marriage, the age of the bride and bridegroom should be 18 and 21 years
  • The total family income has to be less than 2 lakhs per annum
  • Applicants should hold a white ration card issued by AP government and they should be under BPL category
  • The location of the marriage is to be in Andhra Pradesh only
  • Divorced and widows are not eligible for this scheme

YSR Pelli Kanuka Required documents to be submitted

Brides will receive financial support from the AP government only when they enrol their marriage in the district court. However, newly married couples also receive the scheme benefits by enrolling their marriage via the official act of special marriage in the state. In addition to these, applicants must submit a few documents in order to avail of the advantages which are:

  • Birth certificate
  • SSC certificate mentioning the date of birth of both bride and groom
  • Aadhar card
  • Ration card
  • First-page copy of the bank passbook or bank details
  • Income certificate of the bride and groom
  • Caste certificate
  • Marriage Invitation
  • Residence certificate
  • Passport size photograph

Application Procedure for YSR Pelli Kanuka scheme

The step-by-step process to apply for this scheme is

  1. Open the official website http://ysrpk.ap.gov.in/
  2. Download the application form from the website and fill up all the details
  3. On entering the details, submit all the required documents along with the application form


  1. Rural location applicants have to register for the scheme 5 days before the marriage date. The registrations can be done through help desks at Mandal Mahila Samakhyas or Velugu offices.
  2. Urban location applicants have to register for the scheme 5 days before the marriage date. The registrations can be done through help desks at MEPMA municipalities.

YSR Pelli Kanuka Procedure for Application Status

To find out the application status, the steps to be followed are explained below

  1. Visit the authorized website of YSR Pelli Kanuka
  2. Select the option “Know Your Application Status”
  3. Enter Aadhar card number of either bride or groom and click on the ‘Get Status’ button
  4. The next page displays the status of the application

Jagananna Pelli Kanuka Amount List

S.No Name of the Scheme Incentive Amount Category
1 YSR Pelli Kanuka (S.C) Rs. 40,000 Social welfare
2 YSR Pelli Kanuka (S.C Intercaste) Rs. 75,000 Social welfare
3 YSR Pelli Kanuka (Giriputrika) Rs. 50,000 Tribal welfare
4 YSR Pelli Kanuka (S.T Intercaste) Rs. 75,000 Tribal welfare
5 YSR Pelli Kanuka (B.C) Rs. 35,000 B.C welfare
6 YSR Pelli Kanuka (B.C Intercaste) Rs. 50,000 B.C welfare
7 YSR Pelli Kanuka (Dulhan) Rs. 50,000 Minority welfare
8 YSR Pelli Kanuka (Differently abled) Rs. 1.00,000 Differently-abled
9 YSR Pelli Kanuka (APBOCWWB) Rs. 20,000 AP building and other construction workers welfare board

The amount of YSR Pelli Kanuka varies depending on the caste and category of the married couples. Here, is the list of incentives provided to the bride based on category.

Sanctioning Authorities of the scheme

This scheme is even implemented at a very ground level corresponding to the state locations. The Panchayat Raj section along with the Secretary executes this scheme in rural locations. Whereas in urban locations, either Municipal administration or urban development department handles the execution of this scheme. At the state level, the YSR Pelli Kanuka scheme is managed by the director of the backward classes welfare department.

YSR Pelli Kanuka Mobile Application

One can even attain the benefits of the YSR Pelli Kanuka scheme all the way through the mobile application. The procedure to register for this scheme is explained below

To download the mobile application, open the official online portal of YSR Pelli Kanuka.

  • On the homepage of the online portal, click on the option of “Download Mobile App”
  • On clicking this button, the mobile application gets downloaded to your mobile. Follow the next steps same as mentioned above

On the whole, this is detailed information about Jagananna Pelli Kanuka which stands as great support for every bride in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Get to know more information regarding this scheme either by subscribing to our daily alerts/notifications or having a daily visit to our SwachhVidyalaya.

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