Apni Beti Apna Dhan for Scheduled Caste, Backward Class(SC/BC) and below poverty line girls

Ministry Of Women and Child Development, Jharkhand


Description

Under this scheme, the financial assistance is given to the girl child belonging to Scheduled Caste or Backward Class(SC/BC) categories (Except Gazetted Officer) or Families of General Caste category living below poverty line. The amount is deposited in the name of the girl child and will be paid when the girl child will become 18 years old.

Objective

This scheme aims to achieve the following goals:

  • To improve the status of the girl child in the families living below poverty line.
  • To empower the girl children socially and financially.

Eligibility

To avail the benefits under this scheme, the following conditions should be fulfilled:

  1. The first or the second girl child from family is eligible under this scheme.
  2. The family having more than two children will not be eligible.
  3. Girl Child of families belonging to Scheduled Caste or Backward Class(SC/BC) categories (Except Gazetted Officer).
  4. Families of General Caste category living below poverty line.

Beneficiaries

Girl Child

Benefits

Financial assistance of an amount of Rs.5000/- on the birth of girl child is being deposited in the name of the girl child in the children career plan. This amount will be paid when the girl becomes 18 years old and have passed matriculation examination.

How To Apply

Sponsored By

State

Ministry

Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Jharkhand.

Date of Launch

1994

Valid Upto

Information is not available

Status

Active

Sector

Girl Child



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