Finance Minister Nitin Patel in his budget speech today announced a new scheme ‘Vhali Dikri Yojana’.
‘A girl child among first two children of family will get benefit of this scheme. Beneficiary girl child on her entry to first standard in school will get Rs. 4,000, in 9th standard she will get Rs. 6,000 and when she completes 18-year age she will get Rs. 1 lakh,’ Nitin Patel said.
He said the scheme will improve sex ratio, it will encourage girl child education and avail a big amount for higher education and wedding.
Gujarat Vahali Dikri Yojana Eligibility