Ladli Laxmi Yojana 2.0 – Atmanirbhar Ladli

Ladli Laxmi Yojana 2.0

Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan has decided to implement Ladli Laxmi Yojana in a new form as ‘Ladli Laxmi Yojana 2.0 – Atmanirbhar Ladli’ to make daughters self-reliant and financially self-reliant.  Under this scheme, assistance is given to the girl child for her studies from birth to class 12.

This scheme was carried forward to the college level and at the same time, the girl students studying doctor who want to study in private college, all the expenses of their education will also be borne by the government.

Objective of Ladli Laxmi Yojana 2.0

The objective of the scheme is to lay a firm foundation of girls’ future through improvement in their educational and economic status and to bring about a positive change in social attitude towards the birth of a girl. The Ladli Laxmi 2.0 scheme encourage girl children to pursue higher education and make them self-dependent.

Ladli Laxmi Yojana 2.0 Features

The important features of the scheme are:

  • The scheme was launched by Madhya Pradesh government in 2007.
  • The family of the girl child should be a permanent resident of Madhya Pradesh.
  • The family should come under below the poverty line (BPL) and  they are not Income Tax payer.
  • National Saving Certificates of Rs. 6000/- is purchased continuously up to 5 years in the name of the beneficiary.
  • Rs. 2000/- is given on the admission of the beneficiary in 6 th class, Rs.4000/- on the admission in 9th class and remaining amount of Rs 1,00,000 is paid as lump sum on completion of 21 years of age and on appearing in the examination of 12th class, ensuring the condition that the girl has been married only after 18 years of age
  • Girls will get an assistance of ₹ 25,000 if they take admission in college
  • The state government will pay the entire fee for taking admission in medical, IIM-IIT or any such institute

Progress of Scheme

  • In Madhya Pradesh, more than 42 lakh girls have been registered till April this year under Ladli Laxmi scheme.
  • So far Rs 47,200 crore has been set aside under the scheme.
  • More than 23 lakh girls have benefitted from the ‘Ladli Lakshmi Yojana’

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