Social Justice and Empowerment

Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthan Yojana (MKUY) Bihar: girls in Bihar to get scholarships upto Rs. 25,000 | Benefits, eligibility, application form & procedure

Chief Minister of Bihar Shree Nitish Kumar launched Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthan Yojana (MKUY), a scheme for the girls and women in the state. It is a scholarship scheme to provide financial assistance to the girls for their studies. The objective of the scheme is to encourage families and girls towards education. The Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthan Yojana (MKUY) is only for the Bihar unmarried girls who pass 12th class (10+2). Such girls will be given a scholarship of Rs. 10,000 and girls who completed graduation will be given Rs. 25,000 irrespective of their marital status. The objective of the scheme is to promote girls education in the state and stop child marriage, lower fertility rates and decrease population in the state.

Total of Rs. 54,000 is given to the girls family from the birth till graduation under the scheme. The scheme is applicable to the only two girls per family. Parents are given Rs. 2,000 when the girl is born in the family. The education department in Bihar is given the responsibility to implement the scheme. The money is transferred using the direct debit facility into the beneficiaries account.

What is Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthan Yojana (MKUY)? A scholarship scheme by the Bihar Government to promote girls education. Under the scheme total financial assistance of Rs. 54,100 is given to the two girls in the family from birth until graduation.

Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthan Yojana (MKUY): Objectives

  • To prevent female feticide
  • To make sure that the parents register girls birth in the family
  • Correct sex ratio in the state
  • To decrease infant mortality rate
  • To promote girl education
  • To stop child marriage
  • To reduce fertility rates
  • To empower and make girls self-reliant
  • To increase economic contribution of girls in society

Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthan Yojana (MKUY): Eligibility / Who can apply?

  • Applicant should be resident of Bihar
  • Applicant family members should not be in government service
  • Applicable only to the first two girls in the family
  • Applicable only when the girls birth is registered
  • Rs. 10,000 scholarship is given to only those who are unmarried and passed 12th class
  • Rs. 25,000 scholarship is given to only those who has completed their graduation

Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthan Yojana (MKUY): Benefits

First two girls in the family will be given total financial assistance of Rs. 54,100 a various stages

  • At girl childbirth: Rs, 2000
  • On completion of 1st year: Rs. 1000
  • On completion of vaccination: Rs. 2000
  • For sanitary napkins: Rs. 300
  • On completion of 12th class: Rs. 10,000
  • On completion of graduation: Rs. 25,000

Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthan Yojana (MKUY): Documents Required

  • Girls birth certificate
  • Aadhar card
  • Voter id card
  • Bank account
  • Passport size photo
  • Marksheet of 12th for an unmarried girl to get Rs 10,000 scholarship
  • Marksheet/ degree certificate of graduation for girl married or unmarried to get Rs 25,000 scholarship

Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthan Yojana (MKUY): Application Form & Procedure

The scheme is announced recently application form and application procedure is yet not available for MKUY. Will update this section when the details are available.

Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthan Yojana (MKUY): Implementation & Highlights

  • Financial assistance for the girls in the Bihar
  • The scheme promotes girls education and avoids child marriages
  • Total incentives of Rs. 54,100 is given to the girls family
  • Education Department in Bihar will be implementing the scholarship scheme
  • The department will identify the beneficiaries and will deposit money to the beneficiaries
  • The budget of Rs. 1,400 crores are allocated for the scheme

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