The Fact News Service
New Delhi, June 13
The Haryana Government has launched a scheme to rehabilitate, nurture and provide a secure future to the children under the age of 18 who have been left helpless due to the Corona epidemic. The ‘Bal Seva Yojana’ announced by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has got the green signal from LR, Finance Department and Cabinet. The scheme was approved at a meeting of the Standing Finance Committee on June 10, under which benefits would be provided to the identified beneficiaries in the districts. Under the scheme, Rs. 2500 per child per month for 18 years would be provided to the family by the state government for the children who are being taken care of and nurtured by other members of the family after the death of the parents. Out of this amount an amount of Rs.2000 per month would be made available through a scheme drawn up by the Center. Apart from this Rs.12,000 would be given to the family every year for the education of the child till the age of 18 years.
This amount will be deposited in the joint bank account of the parent or family caring for the child. There are 59 child care institutions in the state. In addition, financial assistance of Rs. 1500 / – per month till the age of 18 years would be credited to the recurring deposit account and maturity amount would be paid to the child at the age of 21 years. Girls who have lost their parents in adolescence due to the Corona epidemic will be provided free residential education at Kasturba Gandhi Balika School (KGBV). In addition, the benefits of family care of children after the death of their parents, such as Rs 2,500 for 18 years and Rs 12,000 per annum for other expenses, will be paid to these girls. 25 KGBV in the state. There are those who provide education from 6th to 8th class. Apart from this such orphan girls would be given financial assistance of Rs. 51000 under the Chief Minister’s Wedding Shagun Yojana, which would be kept in the bank in their name and at the time of marriage they would be paid the full amount including interest. Such children will be provided a tablet between class VIII to XII and on study in professional curriculum.