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Bhagyalaxmi scheme of Karnataka

This topic provides information related to the Bhagyalaxmi scheme of Karnataka.

The prime goal of this scheme of the Karnataka government is to promote the birth of girl children in below poverty line (BPL) families and to raise the status of the girl child in the family in particular and society in general. Financial assistance is provided to the girl child through her mother/father or natural guardian subject to the fulfillment of certain conditions.

Objective

The objective of this scheme is summarised as below:

  • To promote the birth of girl children among families identified as below poverty line.
  • To increase the status of girl child thereby raising the status of the society.
  • To Promote the birth of girl child in economically weaker families and to raise their status within the family and society.
  • To provide Financial assistance to the girl child through her mother/father/natural guardian subject to the fulfillment of certain conditions

Eligibility

The following criteria should be fulfilled to avail the benefits under this scheme:

  1. All girl children born to below poverty line (BPL) families after 31 March 2006 are eligible to take benefits under this scheme.
  2. The birth Enrolment should be done up to one year of the birth of the child on the submission of the birth certificate.
  3. This scheme is for only two girl children of the BPL family.
  4. The girl should not be a child labour.
  5. Immunization should have been done as per the health department programme.In order to be eligible for the maturity amount, it is compulsory that the beneficiary completes 8th standard and she should not have been married off before she reaches the age of 18.

Benefits

The benefits under this scheme are summarised as below:

  • The child gets health insurance cover up to a maximum of Rs. 25,000 a year.
  • The annual scholarship of Rs. 300 to Rs. 1,000 up to tenth standard is given to girl
  • To Promote the birth of girl child in economically weaker families and to raise their status within the family and society.
  • To provide Financial assistance to the girl child through her mother/father/natural guardian subject to the fulfillment of certain conditions
  • Apart from these benefits, the parents have get Rs. 1 lakh in case of accident and Rs. 42,500 for natural death of the beneficiary. At the end of 18 years, the beneficiary would be paid Rs.34, 751.
  • Certain interim payments such as annual scholarships and insurance benefits have made available to the beneficiary on continued fulfillment of the eligibility criteria.

The annual scholarship is as below:

Class/Standard Amount of Annual Scholarship
1st– 3rd Rs.300/- per annum for each class
4th Rs. 500/-
5th Rs. 600/-
6th-7th Rs. 700/-
8th Rs. 800/-
9th-10th Rs. 1000/-

Who can apply

Mother/Father/Natural guardian of the girl child.

Whom to contact

Deputy Director of Women and Child Development of the respective Districts Or Child Development Project Officer (CDPO)

Source : Karnataka state government

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SATHISHA S S Jan 28, 2020 03:50 PM

After applying how many months / year takes to get the bond

saranya Dec 11, 2019 09:11 AM

after applying how many months takes to get the bond

Rajashree R Dec 10, 2019 05:15 PM

can some one guide me, from where & how can i apply for Bhagyalakshmi scheme. Where my daughter age is 6 yrs old.

Santosh Kumar kp Nov 19, 2019 12:32 PM

Is it applicable for APL card holders????

Arun Oct 24, 2019 10:15 AM

Is it applicable for APL card holders??

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