Vahli Dikri Yojana Gujarat
|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
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
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.
Domicile Certificate to prove the girl child is a resident of Gujarat
The Government of Gujarat has allocated INR 133 crore for the Vahli Dikri Yojana.
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