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Rajasthan Increased Financial aid under 'Aapki Beti' Scheme

Rajasthan government has increased the financial assistance given to school girls under the 'Aapki Beti' scheme and ex-gratia payment to the families of polling personnel who die during election duty.
Rajasthan Increased Financial aid under 'Aapki Beti' Scheme

About the Aapki Beti scheme:

  • Under the Aapki Beti scheme, girls living under the Below Poverty Line (BPL) and whose mother or father or both have died to get annual financial assistance in the state.

Amount sanctioned under Aapki Beti scheme:

  • The amount has been increased to 2,100 from Rs 1,100 for the girls studying in class 1 to 8 and for the girls in class 9 to 12, the financial aid has been increased to Rs 2,500 from Rs 1,500.
  • Similarly, the government has also increased ex-gratia payment to the next of kin of an officer killed on election duty to Rs 20 lakh from Rs 15 lakh.

Question:

Q. Government of which state has increased the financial assistance given to school girls under the 'Aapki Beti' scheme and ex-gratia payment to the families of polling personnel who die during election duty?
a. Madhya Pradesh
b. Rajasthan
c. Chattisgarh
d. Haryana
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