Mai Bhago Vidya Scheme Punjab – मैं भागु विद्या योजना पंजाब
Mai Bhago Vidya Scheme
The Punjab State Government has launched Mai Bhago Vidya Scheme in 2011 for improve the girl education scenario in the state. Under this scheme, the state government provides free bicycles to girls studying in standards 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th in government schools in Punjab.
What is Mai Bhago Vidya Scheme
The name Mai Bhago is one of the brave Sikh woman soldiers who guided Sikh soldiers against the Mughals in 1705. She was the hero of that war because she killed a number of Mughals soldiers. In the Punjab most of girls leave their education after 8th class because schools are far away from their home. It is not easy for them to go to the school without any vehicles & most of families in Punjab villages cannot afford vehicle or bicycles for their girl’s child. Mai Bhago Vidya Scheme is help for those school going girls who cannot afford the vehicles.
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Objectives of Mai Bhago Vidya Scheme
Mai Bhago Vidya Scheme was launched in the year 2011-12. The main motto of this scheme is to encourage the girl child to complete the school education. Mai Bhago Vidya Scheme has aims to ensure that the girl’s students continue their education beyond the level of primary, to promote girls enrollment and reduce the dropout of the girl child in the senior secondary and higher secondary school level.
Benefits of the Scheme
- Government provides free bicycles to girls studying in standards 9th ,10th , 11th and 12th in government schools in Punjab
- It helps to reduce girls dropout ratio in school level
- Girls should be resident of Punjab state
- Girls should be studying in standards 9th ,10th , 11th and 12th in government school
- Girls student should be belongs to below poverty line (BPL)
- Identity card such as Aadhaar card
- Resident proof
- BPL card
- Caste certificate if applicable
- School certificate
- Applicant should visit head master/principal of government school or collage
- Applicant also visit education officer in related Districts/Taluka in Punjab