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Kanyashree

Kanyashree Prakalpa is one of the flagship schemes of Government of West Bengal for improvement of the life and status of girls and to prevent child marriage. The scheme has got international recognition recently by the United Nations. The Hon’ble Chief Minister of West Bengal was conferred with UNPSA award 2017 for the success and contribution of the Kanyashree scheme.

The modalities of this scheme includes two (2) types of scholarships.K1 provides Rs.750/- every year for girls within Age group of 13-18 years. While K2 provides a one time grant of Rs. 25000/- for every girl who has continued her studies even after attaining age of 18 years and has remained unmarried.

Statistics:

Kalimpong District is working on its own from 2017-18 onwards, after it’s bifurcation from Darjeeling.

The achievement as of now for the FY 2017-18 stands as follows

Type

Target

Uploaded till date

Sanctioned till date

K-1

4452

3990

747

K-2

950

791

338

The district is also imparting skill Development training such as in Horticulture, Sewing, pickle making, broom making etc. and also orienting girls for various jobs in association with various organizations.

The aim of the district is to reach a respectable position through enrollment of all eligible girls and preparing them in such a way so as to enable them to become bread earners of their families.

 

While in the year 2016-17, the performance was as follows: K1 – 3411 cases was sanctioned out of uploaded 3922 cases. K2 – 783 cases was sanctioned out of uploaded 979 cases. The district hopes to reach a respectable position through enrollment of all eligible girls under Kanyashree banner.

Click here for West Bengal Kanyashree portal.