New Scheme for orphans in Corona
- Will receive help from the PM Care Fund until the age of 18; The cost of education will be borne, CM Vijay Rupani also announced Mukhyamantri Bal Seva Yojana
- Orphans will get health insurance of Rs 5 lakh
- More than 577 children across the country lost their parents in the second wave of Corona
The central government has made a big announcement for children orphaned by corona in the country. The tuition fees of such children will also be provided from the PM Care Fund. Financial assistance will be given every month till the age of 18. In addition, assistance of Rs 10 lakh will be given when the child reaches the age of 23 years.
The children who lost their parents to Corona are not destitute but government children, a priority in all fields
The sensitive government of Gujarat has decided to take care of the orphaned children who lost their parents during the Coronation period. The important announcement of “Mukhyamantri Bal Seva Yojana” was made by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani.
Children up to the age of 18 years and both parents who have died in Corona are entitled to Rs. 2000 assistance will be provided
* Adult child whose study is going on will be given a monthly stipend of Rs. 2000 assistance will be provided
* Children who have lost both parents will be given the benefit of CM Youth Self Reliance for higher education on priority basis without any income limit.
* Foreign study loan will also be given on priority basis without any income limit
* Admission to Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya for education of destitute girls who have lost both parents – Admission in residential schools priority – Hostel expenses
* Children who have lost both their parents will get priority medical treatment under Mukhyamantri Amrutam-Maa card scheme.
Children up to the age of 18 years whose parents have both died during the Corona period are entitled to a monthly allowance of Rs. 5,000 will be provided by the state government under this Mukhyamantri Bal Seva Yojana.
* Children who will continue their studies even after completing 18 years of age are covered in the After Care Scheme for 21 years without any income limit of Rs. The state government has decided to provide assistance of Rs 5,000.
* Even after completing 21 years, young men and women who are engaged in higher studies are entitled to a monthly stipend of Rs. 5,000 will benefit.
* That is, all types of undergraduate and postgraduate courses will be considered valid for this scheme.
* Scholarships prescribed by the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment to the children belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, NTDNT and Economically Backward Classes of the State and Tribal Development Department to the Resolutions, Circulars, Rules of that Department. Will be approved subject to.
* The benefits of all the schemes of all the corporations owned by the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment and the Department of Tribal Development will have to be given to the eligible children without considering the income limit.
* Not only this, educational loan for study in the state as well as loan for study abroad will be given on priority basis irrespective of any income limit.
* Such orphans and destitute children will be covered under Mukhyamantri Yuva Swavalamban Yojana (MYSY) for higher education and its benefits will be given on priority basis without any income limit.
* Vocational training for children above 18 years of age and skill development training for children above 18 years of age will be given on priority basis at the government’s expense under this Mukhyamantri Bal Seva Yojana.
* Daughters who have lost their parents will be given priority in admission in Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya, residential schools run by the Central / State Government for the education of destitute girls. Hostel expenses will also be provided.
* By including such destitute girls under Kunwarbai’s mameru scheme for marriage, the benefit of this scheme will also be available and the amount of mamera will be paid by the state government under the scheme.
* Orphans who lose their parents during the Corona period will also be given medical treatment on a priority basis under the Mukhyamantri Amrutam “Maa” card scheme.
* Parents of children taking advantage of this scheme will be covered on priority basis under National Food Security (NFSA). So that such families can get wheat, rice, sugar etc. at concessional rates every month.
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said that the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment of the State Government would be functioning as the nodal agency for the implementation of the Mukhyamantri Bal Seva Yojana.