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.
|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/-|
|(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/-|
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.
Last Modified : 8/18/2022
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