Balri Rakshak Yojna for girls monthly incentive/cash, Punjab

Ministry Of Women and Child Development, Punjab



The objectives of this scheme are :

  • To reduce infant mortality rate by declining the number of higher birth order.
  • To promote the cause of the girl child for correcting the skewed sex ratio in the State.
  • To motivate the couples to adopt the terminal method of sterilization in order to stabilize the growth rate of population.


The following conditions should be fulfilled to avail the benefits under this scheme:

  1. The family should be a non income tax payee
  2. Should adopt two child norm.
  3. Should have no male child and can have one or two girl child.


The Girl Child


For the year 2007-2010, Rs. 2.1 (Crore) was allocated in the budget for the beneficiaries. A monthly incentive of Rs.500/- is given for one girl child and Rs.700/- is given for two girl children.

How To Apply

Department of Health and Family Welfare, a Nationalized Bank or Post Office

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Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Punjab.

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