Kashiyatra Subsidy Scheme 2022
The Karnataka government had announced a new scheme in the budget for pilgrims who want to visit Uttar Pradesh’s Kashi or modern Varanasi.
The Kashi Yatra tour scheme proposed in the budget for 2022-23 will allow 30 thousand pilgrims from the state to go to Kashi every year through government subsidies. 5 thousand for each pilgrim. Subsidy is being given and soon the Mujarai Department will invite applications from pilgrims who are interested in going to Kashiyatra.
The Karnataka state government led by CM Basavaraja Bommai had announced a subsidy of Rs 5000 for Sri Kshetra Kashi Yatra as mentioned in the budget. Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai (CM Basavaraj Bommai) made this announcement in the budget of 2022-23.
An in-principle order was also issued to give a subsidy of Rs 5000 to each person implementing the declaration (Kashi Yatra subsidy).
Presently, CM Basavaraja Bommai has symbolically distributed assistance to the pilgrims who have undertaken the Kashi Yatra from the state on behalf of the Mujarai department as part of this project. He also launched a web portal for online application through DBT.
We all know that a huge number of devotees visit Kashi (Tour to Kashi). Kashi Yatra has always been designed for economically weaker sections of the people Government has earmarked Rs 5000 to spend the benefits of Yojana 2022 on Kashi Yatra.1
So Kashi Yatra undertakers can use this amount to complete their Kashi Yatra. According to the data, 30,000 pilgrims get Muzarai, Hajj and Waqf subsidy every year.
Eligibility Criteria for Kashi Yatra Subsidy Scheme
- Candidate should be permanent resident of Karnataka state.
- 5000 for eligible devotees for Kashi Yatra.
- This amount can be used as Kashi Yatra expenses.
- You have to check all the eligibility criteria after the official announcement to avail the benefits.
- Certain documents are required to avail the benefits of Kashi Yatra Subsidy Scheme.
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- Passport size photograph
- Voter ID Card
- Proof of permanent residence
- Aadhaar card
How to apply for registration?
Many people have already wanted to get their registration done for Kashi Yatra subsidy scheme. But now the government has issued an order for Kashi Yatra subsidy and the official application form will be released in the next few days.