Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthaan Yojana (MKUY)

Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthaan Yojana (MKUY)

Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthaan Yojana (MKUY)

The Government of Bihar has initiated Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthaan Yojana (MKUY) with the vision of promoting women’s economic empowerment and social empowerment. Under this scheme, the Government will provide financial assistance of Rs. 25000 for each girl who has completed graduation level in the year 2018 and beyond. In this article, we look at the Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthaan Yojana in detail.

Objective

The primary objective of the Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthaan Yojana is to eliminate child mortality rate, female foeticide and child marriage cases in society. This scheme aims to inspire girls towards education and will provide them financial help right from their birth till they get graduated through which the girls may get a better life. The Government has made the scheme available to all girls of Bihar state without any discrimination.

Benefits of Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthaan Yojana

The following are the list of benefits under Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthaan Yojana

  • Under this scheme, the state government will provide financial assistance to the total amount of Rs. 60,000 from birth to the end of graduate education.
  • The Government provides an incentive of Rs. 2000 to the parents at the time of birth and also a sum of Rs. 5000 will be given to the parents on the maturity of the girl child after 20 years.
  • The beneficiaries under this scheme will get the amount in their account at the fixed time frame by the government.
  • The government has allocated a budget of Rs. 2221 crore for the implementation of this scheme for benefiting the girl child of the state.

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Stages/Conditions

Amount Details

1.On the birth of a girl childRs. 2000
2.After attains one yearRs. 1000
3.If whole Immunisation is completed within two yearsRs. 2000
4.Class One admissionRs. 600 (For uniform)
5.Between 3rd to 5th StdRs. 700 (For uniform)
6.Between 6th  to 8th StdRs. 1000 (For uniform)
7.Between 9th to 12th StdRs. 1500 (For uniform)
8.For graduationRs. 10,000
9.After the completion of graduationRs. 25,000

Eligibility Criteria

The below following applicants are eligible to apply for the Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthaan Yojana (MKUY).

  • The girl must be a resident of Bihar state.
  • Any girl of the state can take advantage of the scheme without caste/religion discrimination.
  • A girl must belong to the EWS (Economically Weaker Section).
  • Only Two girls from a family are eligible to apply for the scheme.
  • Girl’s parents should not be working as a Government Employee.

Documents Required

The applicants must furnish the following documents along with the Application Form to apply for the Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthaan Yojana.

  • Identity Proof: PAN Card, Aadhar Card, Driving License, Voter ID Card, etc.
  • Address Proof: Aadhar Card, Valid Passport, Utility bill, Property tax bill, etc.
  • Bank Account documents
  • Certificate of class 10th and 12th
  • Recent passport size photographs
  • Income Certificate
  • Financial background of applicants (EWS Certificate)

Online Application Procedure

The applicants can apply for the Mukhyamantri Kanya Utthaan Yojana through the official website of Bihar. Then the applicant has to click on the MKUY application form and have to fill out the application form with all requested details in a prescribed format. After completing, attach the specified records along with the application form. The concerned official will process the request further.

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