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Bebe Nanki Laadli Beti Kalyan Scheme

Bebe Nanki Laadli Beti Kalyan Scheme

Brief objective

This was launched under the 13th Finance Commission component for "measures to improve sex ratio" in the State from 2011-12.

The scheme's main objective is to curb female feticide and provide girls better education. Along with this, financial assistance will be provided to the families from time to time so that they are not burdened with the birth of the girl child. Under this scheme, a number of Rs. 20,000/- will be deposited with L.I.C. per girl/per beneficiary and LIC further disbursed Rs. 61,000/- to the child's guardian in different stages up to the age of 18 years.

Beneficiaries

  1. The girls were born after 1.1.2011.
  2. The girls whose parents are permanent residents of Punjab.
  3. The abundant girls were found after 1.1.2011 and are residing in orphanages and Children's Homes in the Punjab State.
  4. The number of girls born before will not matter to get benefits under the scheme. This benefit will not be given to newly born boys.
  5. This benefit will be given to those families whose annual income is less than Rs.30,000/- and the proof of income will be the blue card issued by the Food and Supply Department, Punjab. If the girl child drops out from school due to any reason then no benefit will be given to the beneficiaries or the families after that date. 

Benefits

S.No Period of benefit Age The amount released by LIC to the guardian of the beneficiary
1 On the birth of a newly born girl child 0 Rs. 2100/-
2 On attaining the age of 3 years (after full immunization) 3 years Rs. 2100/-
3 On admission to Class -1 6 years Rs. 2100/-
4 On admission to Class –IX 14 years Rs. 2100/-
5 On attaining the age of 18 years & passed Class- XII 18 years Rs. 31000/-
6 Scholarship payable -  
(a) From class-1 to VI standard 100/- per month - Rs. 7200/-
(b) From class-VI1 to XII standard 200/- per month - Rs. 14400/-
  Total benefit At the age of 18 years Rs. 61000/-

How to apply?

To obtain benefits under this scheme, the mother/father or guardian of the girl children should apply on the prescribed proforma, available at the Anganwadi Centres or in the offices of Child Development Project Officers in the rural and urban areas free of cost. 

Source: Department of Social Security And Women & Child Development Government of Punjab, India

Last Modified : 8/18/2022



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