Vahli Dikri Yojana Gujarat (2022)





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Name of the Service Vahli Dikri Yojana Gujarat
Department Women and Child Development Department
Beneficiaries Citizens of Gujarat

Vahli Dikri Yojana was launched in 2019 in Gujarat to assure both safety and security for the girl child. The objective of the scheme was to 

  • To prevent female foeticide

  • To promote the birth of girl child

  • To ensure the rightful place of pride in society for a girl child, her safety and security

  • To improve the sex ratio

  • To encourage registration of birth

Benefits of Vahli Dikri Yojana Gujarat

Under the Vahli Dikri Yojana, the Government of Gujarat provides Rs 1 lakh to the first and second daughters of a family on attaining 18 years of age, for their wedding or higher education

The scheme would also have an early intervention part, as financial aid of Rs 4,000 will be given to the first and second daughter of a family when she enrols in Class I and Rs 6,000 on enrolment in Class IX

Eligibility Criteria of Vahli Dikri Yojana Gujarat

  • The annual income of the family should be below INR 2 lakhs.

  • The family can avail of benefits of this scheme up to the first two girl children in the family. 

Documents Required for Vahli Dikri Yojana Gujarat

  • Birth Certificate

  • Income Certificate

  • Domicile Certificate to prove the girl child is a resident of Gujarat

Implementation

The Government of Gujarat has allocated INR 133 crore for the Vahli Dikri Yojana.

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