Balri Rakshak Yojna for girls monthly incentive/cash, Punjab

Ministry Of Women and Child Development, Punjab


Description

Objective

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.

Eligibility

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.

Beneficiaries

The Girl Child

Benefits

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

Sponsored By

State

Ministry

Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Punjab.

Date of Launch

2005

Valid Upto

Information is not available

Status

Active

Sector

Women and Child



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