Karnataka Shakti Scheme 2023 last date to apply, its benefits & eligibility criteria

Last Updated on August 20, 2023 by Brajesh

Karnataka Shakti Scheme 2023 last date to apply, its benefits & eligibility criteria to avail Free bus services in the state can be checked here.

Karnataka Shakti Scheme 2023

Karnataka Government in order to empower woman of the state had launched Karnataka Shakti Scheme 2023 on 11th June 2023. This scheme aims to provide free bus travel for Karnataka woman.  The beneficiary of this scheme have to apply for Smart card to avail free bus service in the state.

In case if you are a residing in Karnataka and not aware of this scheme the we will let you know all about Karnataka Shakti Scheme 2023 last date to apply, its benefit & eligibility criteria .

Summary of Karnataka Shakti Scheme 2023

Here is the brief summary of Karnataka Shakti Scheme 2023

Karnataka Shakti Scheme 2023
Karnataka Shakti Scheme 2023

Eligibility criteria Karnataka Shakti Scheme 2023

To avail the benefit of the scheme below criteria is placed for beneficiaries :-

  • As the name suggest “Shakti”, hence the scheme is made for woman of the state.
  • Beneficiary must be a resident of Karnataka only.
  • Eligible beneficiary needs to have valid Smart Card to avail the benefit of Karnataka Shakti Scheme 2023

Benefit of the Karnataka Shakti Scheme 2023

Below are the benefit from Karnataka Shakti Scheme 2023 :-

  • Scheme provide financial assistance to woman in the state.
  • Scheme will allow woman to become independent and can have access to different part of the state without any financial burden/pressure due to travel.
  • It will help to increase the overall saving of a household, thus this scheme will help to raise standard of living for the people in the state.
  •  Woman can travel freely , no financial burden and will help to lift the lifestyle for woman in the state

Documents required to apply for the scheme

Most important criteria to avail this scheme is to have smart card with them, until & unless beneficiary posses the smart card they cannot take the benefit of the scheme. Hence to apply for smart card below documents will be required for application:-

  • Valid ID Card issued by the Government as an ID proof
  • Aadhar Card
  • Ration Card/Electricity bill for a valid address proof
  • This scheme is also applicable to transgender, hence certificate for 3rd gender may be required

How to apply for Karnataka Shakti Scheme 2023

Below is the process required to be followed for application of Karnataka Shakti Scheme 2023 to get the Smart Card online:-

  • Visit the official website seva sindhu for application (Click to apply)
  • Register for application by entering mobile number and filling the sent OTP.
  • Post registration into the portal, applicant can log in to the portal with valid credential generated while registration.
  • Select the Shakti Scheme 2023 by selecting Smart card application
  • Fill the form as required
  • Upload all the necessary documents
  • Submit the application for application of Shakti Scheme 2023 Smart Card online

Last Date for applying Smart Card to avail the Karnataka Shakti Scheme 2023

Karnataka Shakti Scheme 2023 was launched on 11th June 2023 and 3 months time was given for registering and applying  for Smart Card to avail all the benefit of the scheme. Hence going by the motioned time, last date to apply for the scheme will be 11th September 2023. So all the woman in the state should start applying for the scheme if they had not done yet.

Limitation of the Karnataka Shakti Scheme 2023

This scheme is eligible for resident woman of Karnataka only i.e. who were domicile in Karnataka only, hence for other woman staying in Karnataka this scheme is not available. Apart from this, it is not applicable on AC Bus, Non AC sleeper bus.

As per Financial Express news, this scheme will cost 337 Crore per month and a total of ₹4051 Crore annually for Road Transport Corporation.

Frequently Asker Question

Karnataka Shakti Scheme 2023

This scheme was launched on 11th June 2023.
Last date for application is 11th September 2023.
It was launched by Congress, CM Siddaramaiah.
For this scheme applicant need to have valid ID card, Adhar Card, ration card, Electricity bill for domicile & identity proof.
It can be applied through Sevasindhu portal.

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