Parvarish – A foster care scheme for orphans and children of widows and handicapped, Bihar Government


This scheme provides allowances as grants for upbringing / foster care of orphans and children of widows and handicapped child of selected categories of economically weaker sections of society.



The eligibility criteria is as follows:

  1. Orphans up to the age of 18 years who are being maintained by their kin.
  2. The offspring‘s up to 18 years of age of the widows covered under Laxmibai Pension Scheme
  3. Physically handicapped children up to the age of 10 years belonging to BPL families or those families whose income is less then Rs. 30,000.


Orphans, ffspring‘s of widows


The financial assistance of Rs. 3000 paid bi-annually through the Post Office Saving Bank account in the name of the child and operated by the widow or the applicant family head

How To Apply

Contact to any of the followings to avail the benefits under this scheme:

  1. Contact to Panchayat Or
  2. Contact to Ward commissioner in urban areas Or
  3. Contact to the Anganwadi Kendra of the locality Or
  4. Contact to Child Development Project Officer (CDPO) of the concerned Block Or
  5. Contact to Assistant Director, Social Security Cell of the District.

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Directorate of Social Welfare, Bihar

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