Indira Gandhi Balika Suraksha Yojana for girls

Ministry Of Women and Child Development, Himachal Pradesh


Description

Objective

  • Improve the deteriorating sex ratio.
  • Encourage the small family norm and promote gender equality.
  • Awareness generation/ sensitization around issues related to female ratio and it's skewed status.
  • Encourage small family norms
  • Restore the honor and pride of females

Eligibility

  • The couple should adopt permanent method of family planning after having one or two female children
  • There should be no male child
  • The Affidavit should be provided by the couple and their name should be entered in eligible Couple Register of the area.

Beneficiaries

Girl Child

Benefits

Interest bearing deposit on one girl child is Rs. 25,000 and on two girl children it is Rs. 20,000, which will be given at the age of maturity or on marriage.

How To Apply

Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Himachal Pradesh and / the concerned Bank

Sponsored By

State

Ministry

Directorate of Women and Child Development, Himachal Pradesh

Date of Launch

2007

Valid Upto

Information is not available

Status

Active

Sector

Women and Child



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