Government scheme for girls: To ensure the participation of women in the development of the country, they have to be brought forward. The government is well aware of this. The government is running many beneficial schemes for the upliftment of women. In this episode, today we will talk about those welfare schemes of central and state government through which every girl’s dream comes true. Now he will not drop his studies due to lack of money and now the poor father will not have to worry about his daughter’s marriage. Today let us know about 5 such schemes of the government which have been implemented for the upliftment of girls.
Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (beti bachao beti padhao)
This scheme was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2015 in Panipat, Haryana. The main objective of implementing this scheme is to protect girls from social evils like gender bias. This campaign was launched to awaken the spirit of education among girls on a large scale across the country.
Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSY) Scheme
Under the Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana, a girl below 10 years of age opens an account and deposits Rs 1000 in it for 15 years. This money will be received at the time of daughter’s marriage without deducting tax at the rate of 7.6 percent interest.
Balika Samridhi Yojana
The main objective of this scheme was to improve the status of girls at the social level. Under this scheme, girls below the poverty line are given scholarships, given financial assistance and encouraged for studies and other social activities.
Dhanalakshmi Yojana (Pilot Project)
This scheme was launched by the Government of India in the year 2008 to encourage girls to study. Under this scheme, the government provides secondary education to girls up to class 8 completely free and some amount is also given on the birth of a girl child. This scheme was implemented to improve the gender ratio.
Madhya Pradesh Ladli Yojana
Launched in the year 2006, this scheme was implemented to improve the status of women and girls in the state. Under this scheme, the government gives 6 thousand rupees annually to women. Girls are given Rs 2,000 from class 6 and Rs 4,000 after class 9.