Uttar Pradesh Government announced a new scheme Kanya Sumangala Yojna in the 2019-2020 budget to raise the heath and education standards of girls. The aim of this scheme to improve the level of the health and education in women and bringing a positive change in the mindset towards them.
Kanya Sumangala Yojna will be implemented by the state women and child welfare department. Uttar Pradesh (UP) Kanya Sumangla Scheme 2019 is based on the Ladli Laxmi Yojana of the previous BJP Led Madhya Pradesh government.
Uttar Pradesh Kanya Sumangla Yojana 2019
Uttar Pradesh Kanya Sumangla Yojana, pre-determined amount would be deposited at the regular interval in the name of girl child to aid her education and marriage. This amount would be transferred directly into the bank account of the girls through Direct Benefits Transfer mode.
Government of Uttar Pradesh has allocated Rs.1200 crore for the successful implementation of Kanya Sumanala Yojana. The Uttar Pradesh Kanya Sumangla scheme is going to be implemented from the next financial year with a view to raise health and education standard of girls.
Uttar Pradesh CM Mr. Yogi Adityanath stated that a pre-determined amount will be deposited in the bank account of girl child at the following duration
- 1st Instalment at the time birth of girl child
- 2nd Instalment at the time of vaccination
- 3rd Instalment at the time of admission of girl in class I
- 4th Instalment when the girl reaches class VI
- 5th Instalment when a girl reaches class IX
- 6th Instalment at the time when the girl starts graduation
- 7th Instalment at the time of girl’s wedding
Uttar Pradesh State Government will ensure that the girls would get handsome amount at the time of their graduates or time of get married. This Uttar Pradesh Kanya Sumangla scheme will work in collaboration with the central government scheme “Beti Bachao Beti Padhao”
Application Form for UP Kanya Sumangla Yojana
However, it is still not clear how application form would be invited for Uttar Pradesh Kanya Sumangla Yojana and How much amount each girl would get. The details are still worked out which is to be put before cabinet and the scheme has to be implemented from the next financial year April 2019.