Kanya Jagriti Jyoti Scheme for girl of BPL families scholarship, Punjab

Ministry Of Women and Child Development, Punjab


Under this scheme, financial assistance to the girl child belonging to BPL families is provided by the Government of Punjab.


To provide financial assistance to the girl child belonging to BPL families.


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

  1. Girl children who born in BPL family.
  2. The parents should have adopted two child norm.


The Girl Child


The benefits of this scheme are summarized as below:

  1. Government of Punjab deposits Rs. 5000/- at the time of birth of girl child with Life Insurance Corporation (LIC). The following benefits are provided under the LIC scheme:

    From 6 to 12 years of age Rs.1200/- per annum is provided as scholarship

    From 12 to 18 years of age Rs.2400/- per annum is provided as scholarship

  2. A lump sum amount is given at the age of 18 or on 21 years as decided by the family. This amount is to be finalized by the LIC at the age of 18 or 21 years.

How To Apply

Contact to any of the followings:

  1. Contact Social Security and Women & Child Development Punjab Or
  2. Contact to District Social Security Officer.

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Women and Child Development Department, Punjab

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