Kanyashree Prakalpa Scheme :
Kanyashree Prakalpa Scheme was introduced by Department of Women Development and Social Welfare, Government of West Bengal. The United Nations has awarded the West Bengal the first place for public service on account of the Kanyashree Prakalpa scheme. The key objective of Kanyashree Prakalpa is to improve the status of girl child in the state by incentivizing schooling of all teenage girls and preventing their early marriages. In this article, we look at Kanyashree Prakalpa scheme in detail.
Objectives of Kanyashree Prakalpa Scheme :
The objective of Kanyashree Prakalpa Scheme are as follows :
Kanyashree Prakalpa Scheme Scholarship :
The Kanyashree Prakalpa scheme has two benefit components.
Annual scholarship to be paid annually to the girls in the age of 13 to 18, for every year. It helps to ensure that the girls remain in school and unmarried at the time.
On time Grant:
Under Kanyashree Prakalpa Scheme, one-time grant will be paid to girls between age of 18 and 19.