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Under Bhagya Laxmi Yojana, girl child in UP to get a bond of Rs 50,000

The newly-appointed chief minister Adityanath Yogi is planning to give a bond of  Rs 50,000 on the birth of a girl child and Rs 5,100 to the mother.

Those living under Below Poverty Line or those earning less than Rs 2 lakh per annum will be eligible for the scheme and the women welfare department is finalising the blue print under the Bhagya Laxmi Yojana.MONEY FOR GIRL CHILD

"As the girl grows, her parents will start getting the money. Like, when a girl reaches Class 6, the parents will get Rs3,000 followed by Rs5,000 in Class 8, Rs7,000 in Class 10 and Rs8,000 in class 12. Subsequently, parents will receive Rs2 lakh by the time, the girl reaches the age of 21 years," Sharma informed.

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