Mukhya Mantri Yojna(Social
Mukhyamantri Kanya suraksha Yojana:
The major objectives of this scheme are: to prevent female foeticides, to encourage birth of girl child, to improve sex ratio and to encourage birth registration.
under this scheme are provided to those girls of BPL families who were born after November 22, 2007. Benefits are given to only for two girls per family.
Under this scheme, an amount of Rs 2,000 is invested in Child Carrier Balanced Plan of UTI Mutual Fund in the name of girl. For the financial year 2011-12 the target was
to benefit 500000 beneficiaries with a total budget of Rs. 1000000000. So far an amount of Rs 400000000 has been distributed and request to provide remaining amount has
been sent to the Department.
Mukhya Mantri Kanya Vivah Yojana:
objective of this Scheme is to provide financial assistance to the family of the
girl child at the time of her marriage, encourage registration of marriage and
her education and to stop child marriage.
Till March 31, 2011, a total of Rs. 5192 lakhs had been disbursed to about 85,000 girls. In the financial year 2010–11, the budgetary allocation for this Scheme is Rs. 8000
lakhs; the aim is to benefit about 158,400 girls
Benefits and Eligibility
Under this Scheme girls belonging to below poverty line (BPL) families and those families whose income is below Rs. 60,000 per annum are provided Rs. 5000
at the time of marriage. The one-time cash transfer scheme supports the marriage of women at the right age. The Scheme also aims to prevent the practice of dowry.