Kanaya Jagriti Jyoti Scheme: Punjab

Details of Kanaya Jagriti Jyoti Scheme
ParticularsDescription
Name of the SchemeKanaya Jagriti Jyoti Scheme
Sponsored byState Government
Funding PatternDuring the year 2005-06 there was a budget provision of Rs. 200.00 lac, expenditure is Rs. 200.00 lac and 4000 beneficiaries have been covered under the scheme. A budget provision of Rs. 200.00 lac is earmarked for the year 2006-07.
Ministry/DepartmentSocial security and women & child development, punjab
DescriptionThe girl child born on or after 26.01.96 in the families living below poverty line or annual income below Rs. 20,000/- are adopting two child family norm are covered under the scheme.
BeneficiariesCommunity,
Benefits
Benefit TypeSubsidy,
Details Kanya Jagriti Jyoti Scheme was launched in 1996-97 in Punjab State. The girl child born on or after 26.01.96 in the families living below poverty line or annual income below Rs. 20,000/- are adopting two child family norm are covered under the scheme. Beneficiaries are paid annual scholarship Rs. 1200/- , 2400/- for the beneficiaries in the age group of 6-12 years and 12-18 years respectively.
Eligibility criteriaThe families living below poverty line or annual income below Rs. 20,000/- are adopting two child family norm are covered under the scheme.
How to AvailTo Avail this scheme contact Social Security and Women & Child Development Punjab.
Validity of the Scheme
Introduced On 01 / 01 / 2008
Valid Upto 01 / 01 / 2013

Source: National Portal Co-ordinator  (Punjab, 14-10-2009)