Balika Anudan Yojana

Traditional Indian families, often from the rural parts of India, have regressive notions about the girl child. At the turn of the century, having such notions about girls of the family can prove to be detrimental not only to the society but to the nation and its progress as aRead More →

Gujarat Vahli Dikri Yojana

Considering the growing disparity in sex ratio across the nation, several state governments are now initiating schemes to protect the girl child. One of the forerunners in initiating such a scheme is the Gujarat Government with the Gujarat Vahli Dikri Yojana 2020. Vahli Dikri in Gujarati means “Dear Daughter”, andRead More →

Kanya Sumangala Yojana

The social structure of India has been complex for decades and the discrimination against women isn’t uncommon or unheard of. But as we turn towards a new decade, it is time the government takes appropriate actions to eradicate this century-old discrimination and move towards a newer, better India. Taking theRead More →

Bhagyalakshmi Yojana

The position of women in a regressive Indian society has faced a lot of challenges. With lack of education leading to a lack of opportunities, women end up being reliant on their parents or spouses, thereby contributing to a restrained life. Financial freedom is essential at offering women an equalRead More →

Balika Samridhi Yojana

The scheme of Balika Samridhi Yojana was launched by Govt. of India w.e.f. 15-8-97 with the following objectives:- 1. To change negative family and community attitudes towards the girl child at birth andtowards her mother.2. To improve enrolment and retention of girl children in schools.3. To raise the age at marriage of girls.4.Read More →

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao

In a country where gender bias played a major role for decades, establishing a provision to offer equal opportunities to girl child became imperative. This need of the hour gave rise to the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme, which literally translates to “Save Daughter, Teach Daughter.” It is basically aRead More →

Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana

The Government of India has constantly tried to diminish gender disparity and provide young girls with opportunities that help them grow and flourish. To inch that dream closer to reality, the Government of India launched the Sukanya Samriddhi Yojna or often abbreviated as SSY. What is the Sukanya Samriddhi Yojna?Read More →