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Vhali Dikri Yojana’ Launched by Gujarat CM

Current context: ‘Vhali Dikri Yojna’ has been launched by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani for the welfare of girl child in the state.
Vhali Dikri Yojana’ Launched by Gujarat CM
  • The scheme has been launched to mark the 63rd birthday of the Chief Minister Rupani.
  • It is a state-wide incentive and aims for achieving gender equality and raising the female birthrate at par with a male.
  • Under the scheme, the state government would pay to every girl child an amount of Rs 4000 at the time of admission to 4th Standard, Rs 6000 during admission in 9th standard.
  • At the age of 18, the government will provide Rs 1 lakh for taking admission for higher education and another 1 lakh would be provided at the time of marriage.
  • The Chief Minister Rupani has said to allocate Rs 133 crore for the scheme.

Question: 

Q.1 Which state has launched the Scheme ‘Vhali Dikri Yojana’ to ensure gender equality?
a. Kerala
b. Karnataka
c. Madhya Pradesh
d. Gujarat
Vhali Dikri Yojana’ Launched by Gujarat CM Vhali Dikri Yojana’ Launched by Gujarat CM Reviewed by Neha Verma on August 06, 2019 Rating: 5

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