The State Government of Uttar Pradesh is going to distribute a whopping Rs 267.30 crore among 89, 100 girl students, who have proved to be meritorious in their academic performance. The amount mentioned above will be distributed under the scheme called Kanya Vidya Dhan.
The Kanya Vidya Dhan is an amended scheme through which the state government will extend monetary support to the meritorious girl students across Uttar Pradesh. This gesture of the UP government aims to aid the educational endeavour of the girl students and boost their interest to continue their studies.
Who will receive the cheques?
The girls students, whose academic performance in intermediate or equivalent exams of the state has been excellent, would be eligible to enjoy aid under the Kanya Vidya Dhan scheme. Each of the girls would receive a cheque for Rs 30,000.
Where and when will the cheques be distributed?
The aforementioned cheques for Rs. 30, 000 each would be distributed among the meritorious girl students through programmes organized at the district and tehsil headquarters.
The district magistrates and district inspector of schools will give away the cheques from August 16-17.
Kanya Vidya Dhan at a glance:
The State Government of Uttar Pradesh has amended the Kanya Vidya Dhan scheme with the purpose of including meritorious students who have passed Class XII of state Secondary Education Council, Central Board of Secondary Education, Indian Certificate of Secondary Education, UP Madarsa Council and UP Sanskrit Education Council. The earlier version of the scheme used to benefit only those students who passed out of UP Board.