An official revealed that, The government today issued a Government Order (GO) stating girl students, who passed intermediate or equivalent examination in 2012 and onwards, who passed intermediate or equivalent examination in 2012 and onwards, would be provided a consolidated amount Rs.30,000 under the Kanya Vidya Dhan Scheme.
As per the government order, a girl who had passed intermediate or equivalent examination in 2012 and onwards will qualify for his scheme, provided her total annual family income is not more than Rs.35,000. The girls can submit their application for Kanya Vidya Dhan at a place other than District Inspector of School office as decided by District magistrate on his own discretion.
The last date for receiving the application for Kanya Vidya Dhan for this year will be September 20, 2012, and the district magistrate has been directed to ensure that SDM's and Tehsildars issue income certificate to girl's parents for deciding her family income.
However, this is an interesting act taken up by the Government of Uttar Pradesh. Education-may be its Primary or Higher level, but is equal for all category students.