Uttar Pradesh Bhagya Lakshmi Yojana – Govt. to Give Rs 50,000 On Birth of Girl Child
Bhagya Lakshmi Yojana
The BJP government in Uttar Pradesh has directed officials to start work on ‘Bhagya Lakshmi Yojana’ to give Rs 50,000 on the birth of girl child in poor families.
An official spokesman said in Lucknow that under this Bhagya Lakshmi Yojna, a development bond of Rs 50,000 is given on the birth of a girl child in poor families.
The direction in this regard was issued by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
With the implementation of this scheme, Rs 3,000 will be given when the girl reaches Class VI, Rs 5,000 in Class VIII, Rs 7,000 in Class X, Rs 8,000 on her reaching Class XII and Rs 2 lakh when she attains the age of 21.
The CM also directed to cover widows under the pension scheme and give them Rs 500 per month, and to increase amount for encouraging remarriage of widows to Rs 51,000 from existing Rs 11,000 and Rs 500 per month from existing Rs 125 per month given to dowry victims.
The CM also asked to increase the amount given for legal assistance to dowry victims to Rs 10,000 from existing Rs 2,500.