- Role of women and women’s organization and related issues.
Kanya Sumangala Yojana
What to study?
For Prelims and mains: Key features and significance of the programme.
Context: Kanya Sumangala Yojana to be launched for girl child in UP.
- It will provide a fund worth Rs 15000 to every family where a girl child is born. The amount will be released to the family in a phased manner.
- The scheme has been designed in a way that the parents will have to take proper care of the girl child with respect to her health and education and other aspects, in order to get the benefit.
Sources: the Hindu.