Gaon Ki Beti Yojana (GKBY)

Someone truly said that the real definition of development of a country is its rural area. The more rural area is advanced, the more growing will be the economy of the country. But, in India rural India lags behind little bit. Reasons are many, but one common reason is women in rural areas are not developing, they are powerless because of illiteracy. And now no more of dominating women. Madhya Pradesh government came up with the scheme named Gaon Ki Beti Yojana under which the govt. will provide financial assistance to the girl child to undertake higher education. Due to this women will get empowered and can contribute in the development of rural area. With such a great initiative girl child can pursue their desirous course and can fly till great heights.

Benefits of Gaon Ki Beti Yojana:

  • Financial assistance of Rs. 5000: Under the scheme the girls from weaker economic background will also get chance to pursue higher education and will get scholarship of Rs. 5000 per year
  • Women empowerment: The scheme will indirectly empower the women by bringing them into main stream by educating them
  • Awareness about the rights: Educating women will make them aware about their rights and there won’t be any more injustice in the society with women

Eligibility for Gaon Ki Beti Yojana:

  1. Only girls are eligible for the scheme
  2. Must be the resident of Madhya Pradesh state
  3. Should have completed education till her HSC
  4. Village in which student is living should be more than 5 Km away from the city

Documents Required:

  1. Residential Proof (electricity bill, water connection bill, gas connection bill, ration card, voter id, Aadhar card, pan card or driving license)
  2. Aadhar Card
  3. Age Proof (Birth Certificate/Board Certificate)
  4. Bank passbook having (bank name, branch name, account holder name, IFSC & MICR code)
  5. Passport size photographs (keep more than one copy)
  6. 12th Standard mark sheet

Application form:

To apply for the scheme girl child has to take application form from the college itself and submit it to the principal of the college. Students can download the form from the following link DownloadFormsIndia_Govt_2976

Whom to contact where to contact for more information about the scheme:

  1. Gram Panchayat
  2. Panchayat Samiti
  3. College student section
  4. Department of Higher Education

References and Details:

For more details about the scheme kindly visit the following link

  1. Official Website of Department of Higher Education:
  2. Official Scheme letter:
  3. Rules of the scheme:


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