As parents, we want the best for our children. We want them to have a good education and a fulfilling career. And of course, we want them to be healthy and happy. Naturally, we care about their safety as well. That is why we are excited about the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Yojana and Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana. These two initiatives designed to promote female empowerment and childhood health.
What Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Yojana is
The Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Yojana is a government sponsore scheme to promote the welfare of girls in India. The programme aims to reduce the number of girl births and improve the living conditions of women and their children. Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana is a related scheme that provides financial assistance for pregnant women with child.
To be eligible for Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Yojana schemes benefits. A women must be below the age of 25 years old and have at least one female dependent child.
How Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana works
The Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana helps generate awareness about female foeticide and child marriage, and provides financial assistance to parents who want to send their daughters to school. The scheme offers financial assistance to mothers who want to send their daughters to school.
How to apply for the programs
To apply for the Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao and Sukanya Samriddhi Yojanas, follow these simple steps:
- Visit the website of the ministry of women and child development (www.mwcd.nic.in) and select the program you want to apply for from the drop-down menu on the homepage.
- Fill in your personal details such as name, caste, residential address and contact number etc., upload a scanned copy of your photograph and fill in all necessary fields in the application form.
- Once you have completed all required documentation, send it to the respective government office through registered mail or courier service. The processing time for various programs varies but most applications are accepted within six months after submission.
- Keep updated about your application status by checking online portal or contacting the government office concerned directly if there is any problem or delay with your application process.
What are the eligibility criteria?
Eligibility criteria that you need to meet in order to avail of the scheme. First and foremost, your daughter must be a girl between the ages of six and 21 years. Secondly, she must be living in a district which has not yet achieved 100% girl child immunization coverage.
How much will the benefits amount to?
The BBBY provides Rs.4,500 per year for up to three years to pregnant girls between the age of 5-14 years and their children up to the age of 6 years. The SSY provides Rs.3,000 per year for five years to girl child from disadvantaged families.
What are the conditions for claiming the benefits?
The Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Yojana (BBBBY) and Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana schemes help to improve the socio-economic conditions of girls in India. Eligibility for these schemes depends on a number of factors, including whether your daughter is below the age of 6 years, is in school or has completed her schooling, is a resident of India and does not have a husband or child accompanying her. The schemes provide financial assistance to pregnant women, mothers and their children under the age of 6 years who are living below the poverty line.
You can apply for financial assistance from the BBBBY scheme if your daughter is below six years old, is studying or attending school and lives in an urban area. You can also apply if your daughter does not have a husband or child accompanying her; however, she must be living below the poverty line. The eligibility criteria for the Sukanya Samriddhi scheme are similar to those for BBBBY, except that your daughter need not be studying or attending school but must be living in an rural area.
To be eligible for financial assistance from either BBBBY or Sukanya Samriddhi, you will need to provide official documentation confirming your daughter’s eligibility. This could include her birth certificate, school records and/or a statement from a healthcare provider confirming that she resides in an impoverished area. If you are claiming financial assistance under BBBBY or Sukanya
Congratulations! You have a daughter and you want her to get an education. Now, what do you do? There are many options available to you, but some things are just more important than others.
One of the most important things you can do is invest in your daughter’s education by getting her registered for the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Yojana (BBBPY) or Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana (SSSY).
These schemes provide financial assistance to girls between the ages of six and 18 who are studying in elementary school, middle school, or high school.