Social Justice and Empowerment

Apni Beti Apna Dhan Scheme for Girl Child

The Apni Beti Apna Dhan Scheme for Girl Child is launched by Central Government and implemented by Chandigarh or Union Territory. The scheme is implemented in Chandigarh by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Department of Social Welfare. The scheme is specially launched for the girl child. The main objective behind introducing this scheme is to improve the status of girl child and provide them financial help. Under this scheme, the girl child is awarded Rs. 5,000 on the birth of her. Forgetting benefits of this scheme parents need to qualify some eligibility norms which are mentioned below in article like parental income should not be more than Rs. 60,000 and applicants parent should be the permanent residence of Chandigarh or any Union Territory and some other eligibility norms

 Benefits of Apni Beti Apna Dhan Scheme for Girl Child:

  • Apni Beti Apna Dhan Scheme for Girl Child provides benefits in the form of financial help to girl child
  • Under this scheme Rs. 5,000 is awarded by government
  • An amount of Rs. 5000 on the birth of girl child is being deposited in the name of girl child in the children career plan which will be payable after the girl completes the age of 18 years and have passed matriculation examination

Required eligibility and conditions for applying Apni Beti Apna Dhan Scheme for Girl Child:

  1. Applicants parent should be permanent residents of Chandigarh or any Union Territory
  2. The annual family should not be more than Rs. 60,000 per annum
  3. Candidates parent should not be Taxpayer
  4. Candidate’s parents is not an employee of the Government or Govt. Board or Corporation or any Public Sector Undertaking or Organization having Class I or Class II status
  5. The child should not already be covered under any similar scheme of any other State or the Union Territory
  6. Applicant need to apply within three years from the date of birth of girl child
  7. The girl child is either the first or second child of the family. Family having more than two children will not be eligible, provided that if the second and third child are twins, the benefit shall also be available to the third child
  8. Applications are considered on the first-cum-first-serve basis

Document required for applying Apni Beti Apna Dhan Scheme for Girl Child:

  1. Birth certificate of the child
  2. Proof of family income
  3. Residence proof of last three years (Voter Card, Ration Card, Electricity Bill etc.)
  4. Aadhar card
  5. Identity proof of parents
  6. Bank details e.g. account number, account holder name, IFSC code, MICR code
  7. Caste certificate may be required

Application procedure:

  1. Applicant candidate can download application form by clicking mentioned website https://govinfo.me/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/sw_form3.pdf
  2. By filling application form along with required documents candidate can submit it to Social Welfare Office at District level or Taluka level

Contact Details:

  1. Applicant candidate can contact nearer Social Welfare Office at District level or Taluka level
  2. Applicant can contact to Anganwadi center

References & details:

  1. For more details regarding documents and other help please visit official website: http://chandigarh.gov.in/dept_social.htm
  2. http://chandigarh.gov.in/upload/sw_abad.asp
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