Take advantage of these government schemes on the occasion of National Girl Child Day, secure the future of girls

New Delhi: Every year 24 January is celebrated as ‘National Girl Child Day’ in India. Its purpose is to spread awareness among the people about the girl child. In such a situation, it is also necessary to invest to secure the future of the children. Keeping in mind the girl child, the government has started ...
 

Take advantage of these government schemes on the occasion of National Girl Child Day, secure the future of girls

New Delhi: Every year 24 January is celebrated as ‘National Girl Child Day’ in India. Its purpose is to spread awareness among the people about the girl child. In such a situation, it is also necessary to invest to secure the future of the children. Keeping in mind the girl child, the government has started many such schemes, with the help of which you can improve the future of your girl child.

Today, in this report, we are going to tell about the five schemes of the government being implemented for the girl child.

Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY)

Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana is a long term savings scheme of the Central Government. It has been specially designed keeping the girls in mind. In this account can be opened from the birth of the girl child till the age of 10 years. A minimum of Rs 250 and a maximum of Rs 1.50 lakh can be invested in it in a financial year.

This account can be operated till 21 years after opening. On completion of 18 years of age of the girl child, parents can withdraw 50 percent amount for higher education etc. At present, interest is being given at the rate of 7.6 percent by the government.

Girl Child Welfare Scheme (BSY)

The benefit of Balika Samridhi Yojana is given to the girl child of the family living below the poverty line. This is also a scheme of the central government. Girls born on or after 15th August 1997 are eligible. Under this, a gift of Rs 500 is given on the birth of a girl child. After this, the girl child is given a stipend for education from first class.

Udaan CBSE Scholarship Program

UDAN is a scheme launched by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). It was launched by the central government to end the problem of low enrollment of girls in engineering institutes. Girl students taking PCM in class XI in CBSE schools can apply for this.

Encouraging girls for secondary education

National Scheme of Incentive to Girls for Secondary Education (NSIGSE) was launched by the Central Government in 2008. Its objective was to reduce the dropout rate of girls and to continue their education till at least 18 years of age. The benefit of this is given to the girl students who pass eighth and take admission in ninth. In this, an amount of Rs 3000 is given to the girls in the form of FD. This interest is also paid, he passes 10th and completes 18 years of age.

State Government Schemes for Girls

Many state governments like Delhi government’s Ladli Laxmi, Bihar government’s Mukhyamantri Kanya Suraksha Yojana and West Bengal’s Kanyashree scheme are run exclusively for the girl child.

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