Vahli Dikri Yojana Gujarat

Written By Gautham Krishna   | Published on June 15, 2019

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

The Government of Gujarat has introduced Vahil Dikri Yojana to provide financial assistance to parents of the girl child to encourage them to educate and raise their daughters. Under this scheme, the government provides benefits such as cash incentives, free education, and insurance coverage to eligible families with girl children. The scheme aims to reduce the school dropout rate among girls and to promote their empowerment by encouraging them to pursue higher education.

Objectives of Vahli Dikri Yojana 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

Following are the benefits under Vahil Dikri Yojana Gujarat.

  • Financial Assistance: Under the Vahli Dikri Yojana, eligible beneficiaries will receive financial assistance at various stages of their daughter's life. The government will provide Rs. 4000 to the parents of a girl child at the time of her birth, Rs. 6000 when she enters Class 1, Rs. 10000 when she enters Class 9, and Rs. 1 lakh at the time of her wedding. 

  • Encouraging Education: The scheme aims to promote girls' education by providing financial support at various stages of their academic journey. This will encourage parents to send their daughters to school and ensure that they complete their education. 

  • Empowering Women: By providing financial assistance to parents for their daughter's wedding expenses, the scheme aims to empower women and promote gender equality.

Eligibility Criteria of Vahli Dikri Yojana Gujarat

Following are the eligibility criteria for Vahil Dikri Yojana Gujarat.

  • This scheme is for the first two girl children of the family

  • Applicant must belong to Gujarat state

  • Applicant must have a bank account

  • The annual income of the applicant's family should not be more than Rs. 2 Lakh.

  • Girls born on and after 02-08-2019 are eligible to get financial assistance under Gujarat Vahli Dikri Yojana.

Documents Required for Vahli Dikri Yojana Gujarat

Following documents are required for Vahil Dikri Yojana.

  • Birth Certificate of the Daughter

  • Aadhar Card of the Daughter and Parents

  • Marriage Certificate of the Parents

  • Income Certificate 

  • Ration Card

  • Copy of Bank Account Passbook

  • Declaration

  • Organization Registration/ Society Registration in case of orphan

Application Procedure for Vahli Dikri Yojana

Following is the application procedure for Vahli Dikri Yojana.

  • The application form of “Whali Daughtry” scheme will be available from the e-Gram center of Gram Panchayat office, Taluka Mamlatdar office, Women and Child Officer Srini Kacheri and the website of Women and Child Development Department.
  • The family members of the girl child born on or after 2/8/2019 will have to apply with supporting documents within the time limit of one year from the birth of the girl child.
  • When the applicant submits the application, the link showing the online registration number of his application will have to be given to the applicant at the spot itself. 
  • It will be the responsibility of the Women and Children Officer of the concerned district to ensure the implementation of this matter.

Application Fee for Vahli Dikri Yojana

Rs. 20 


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


While crafting this guide, we have consulted reliable and authoritative sources, including official government directives, user manuals, and pertinent content sourced from government websites.


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