Schemes

Kanyashree Prakalpa

Gender : Female

Kanyashree’s core objectives are simple and focussed: it aims to ensure that girls stay in school , delay their marriages till at least age 18 and improve the quality of education of the girl child and help them to be self dependent. The scheme has two cash transfer components: a) Scholarship of Rs 750 / year b)One time grant of Rs 25,000.                                       

The unmarried girls between 13- 18 yrs of age from classes VIII - XII studying in government sponsored / recognised or open schools or studying in equivalent vocational/ technical institutions  will receive an yearly scholarship                            

Unmarried girls till the age of 18, government recognised/ sponsored schools or open school/ college or girls enrolled or undergoing in vocational institutions or sports education training institute will receive an annual grant of Rs 25, 000. The girls of Government Juvenile Justice Home  ( 18-19 yrs of age) can also avail the benefits of the scheme.   In both the cases the annual family income of the student should not exceed Rs 1, 20,000 / year.  The condition of the limit of the annual family income is not applicable if   the girl is physically handicapped ( 40%) / orphan/ inmmate of Juvenile Justice Home.                                                          

Benefit

Scholarship of Rs 750 / year and one-time grant of Rs 25,000.                                                                                                                                 

Elegibility

13 to 18 years old unmarried girl students (family annual income less than Rs 1,20,000)

Contact Department

All the secondary and higher secondary schools, colleges, madrassa or Sub – Divisional Officer, Office of the BDO or District Social Welfare Department

(www.wbkanyashree.gov.in)  

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