Govt. of Manipur

Balika Samridhi Yojana for Girl Child in Manipur

To provide benefits to the girl children in rural and urban areas in all districts of Manipur, the state Government of Manipur has launched centrally sponsored scheme Balika Samridhi Yojna. Under Balika Samridhi Yojana, the state government provides financial help to the families who are having an only girl child in their family and the financial assistance will be provided at every stage of a girl’s life. The state government has started this scheme for the welfare of the families who have an only girl child in their family. The main objective of the scheme is to change negative aspect of a family & community attitudes towards the girl child and towards her mother, to improve enrolment and retention of girl children in schools, to raise the marriage age of girls and to assist the girl to undertake income generating activities. Benefits are limited to two girl children in each household born on or after 15th August 1997 irrespective of the total number of children in the household. The main aim of the scheme is to overcome financial difficulties faced by the parents during their daughter’s marriage. This scheme started with an aim of improving health and educational status of the girls in the State, to provide them better future, to prevent female feticide and to bring the positive attitude among people towards girl child birth

Benefits of Balika Samridhi Yojna:

  1. The government provides financial assistance of Rs. 500/- for the birth of girl child in the family
  2. The government also provide a scholarship to the girls studying in 1st std to 10th std given below:
  3. Class 1st to 3rd: financial assistance of Rs. 300/- per annum for girls studying in class Class 1st to 3rd
  4. Class 4th: financial assistance of Rs. 500/- per annum for girls studying in class Class 1st to 3rd
  5. Class 5th: financial assistance of Rs. 600/- per annum for girls studying in Class 5th
  6. Class 6th to 7th: financial assistance of Rs. 700/- per annum for  girls studying in Class 6th
  7. Class 8th : financial assistance of Rs. 800/- per annum for girls studying in Class 8th
  8. Class 9th to 10th: financial assistance of Rs. 1000/- per annum for girls studying in Class 9th  to 10th

Eligibility for Balika Samridhi Yojna:

  1. Applicant should be resident of Manipur state
  2. The girl child must belong to the below the poverty line (BPL) families
  3. Only two girl children in each family born on or after 15-8-1997 are eligible for this scheme

Documents required for Balika Samridhi Yojna:

  1. Identity card such as Aadhaar card
  2. Birth certificate
  3. School Leaving Certificate
  4. Education certificate
  5. Bank account details
  6. Passport size photos

How to apply for Balika Samridhi Yojna:

  1. The application form available at free of cost at Social Welfare Department in Manipur state
  2. Applicant should fill the form and attached all essential documents and submitted to the social welfare department in Manipur
  3. Applicant should visit social welfare department for getting benefits under this Balika Samridhi Yojna

References & Details:

  1. For more details about Balika Samridhi Yojna visit: http://socialwelfaremanipur.nic.in/bsy%20rules%20regulation.htm
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