Jharkhand Mukhbir Yojana
The Health and Family Welfare Department has already sent this proposal to the central government for approval. The main motive of the state government behind launching this scheme is to stop child marriage. Besides this, the state government will also provide necessary Counselling to the child whose marriage was going to happen.
The Sahiyas will provide the services of Tracking, Identification and Counselling of minor couples. They will understand them the need for marriage at the appropriate age. For this purpose, the state government will provide special training to all Sahiyas.
Provisions of Jharkhand Mukhbir Yojana
Here is the detail of the 2 major provisions of Mukhbir Yojana which are being sent to the Central Government –
- Rs. 1,000 Cash Reward –
- The person who will provide Child Marriage related information to the Helpline Service Number 104 regarding the incident of child marriage will get this cash reward.
- The information must be provided before the marriage actually took place.
- The information must be correct.
- Rs. 50,000 Cash Reward –
- This cash reward will be provided to that village panchayat in the state which has no reported cases of child marriage for the entire duration of a single year.
As per the information, so far 10 complaints are being reported regarding child marriage through this helpline number. Besides this, maximum complaints have been registered from Ranchi distict. In India, Jharkhand alone reports around 38% of total cases of child marriage. According to the official data, Godda district includes maximum cases of child marriage with 63.5% cases. Afterward, the Garhwa and Deoghar districts with 58.8% and 52.7% cases respectively.