CBSE Merit Scholarship – Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) invites the application CBSE Merit Scholarship for Single Girl Child for 10th class students who passed 10th class in 2017. The government schools and CBSE affiliated schools students can also apply for the scholarship.
Gujarat Beti Bachao Scheme – The Gujarat Ministry of Women and Child Development has launched the ambitious Beti Bachao Scheme for the girls of the state. Gujarat is suffering from one of the poor outcomes of gender-based discrimination and the state average of child sex ratio (0-6 years) deny dramatically.
Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Yojana
Alarmed by the sharp decline, the Centre introduced Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Yojana (BBBP) program to address the issue of the decline in child sex ratio in 100 gender critical districts in 2015. Coordinated and convergent efforts are needed to ensure survival, protection and education of the girl child.
Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme
Under a unique initiative named Vidyalakshmi Yojana a Surat Diamond Association Health Committee has given a bond of Rs 85,000 to 50 girls who are born in families which have more than one daughter.
According to the latest news, there is a fraud scheme is running in Uttar Pradesh under the name of ‘Yogi Packaging Yojana‘. Similarly, already a fake Beti Bachao forms which had lakhs of people from UP, Uttarakhand, and Delhi paying 200-250 to fill up forms that promised money into their accounts when their daughters turned 18 and finally a new scam has come upfront of UP government named ‘Yogi packaging yojana’.
The State Government of Punjab government has failed to use the funds sanctioned under the ambitious scheme of Central Government ‘Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao’ for the girl child during the last two years despite the adverse sex ratio in the state.
Balika Samriddhi Yojana
Balika Samriddhi Yojana started in 1997 is an important initiative of the government to raise the status of the girl child. The scheme’s aims at changing the negative attitude of families and communities towards the girl child, to increase enrolment and retention of girls in schools, to raise the marriage age of girls and to create income opportunities and activities. A series of incentives are incorporated into the Yojana, such as a gift of Rs. 500/- to the mother on delivery of a baby girl and the condition of an annual scholarship for the girl child education.
Government Schemes Launched by NDA Government
NDA Government led by Indian Prime Minister Shri Narender Modi made its government in the year 2014. So far, the central government had launched many ambitious schemes to provide the benefits to the people of the nation. It includes schemes for Childs, Girl Childs, Youths, Pregnant Mothers, Homeless People, Government Employees, Unemployed People, Poor People, Senior Citizens etc.
If you are a father of a daughter, then Central government’s Sukanya Samridhi Yojana will be very useful for you. If you have one or two daughters, you can also take advantages of Centre’s Sukanya Samridhi Yojana.
As per the announcement of Budget 2017-18, the Women and Child Development Ministry has received a nearly 26 percent increase in budget allocation this year. However, the total money has climbed upto Rs 22,095 crore from Rs 17,640 crore last year.