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Are special facilities provided by the Government for promoting girl's education in India?

Date: 30 Jun 2016    Group: Education    Category: India Educational Consultants   

Are special facilities provided by the Government for promoting girl's education in India? What are the scholarships specifically meant for girls? Is there any reservation for girls for admission in higher education? Also is there any fee concession available to girls only for pursuing education?
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Author: Mahesh    01 Jul 2016      Member Level: Gold     Points : 4  (Rs 4)    Voting Score: 0

Here are some of the programs being run for women for the education.

1. Mahila Samakhya Programme: This scheme for the economically challenged groups . Here the education and social welfare is supported.

2. Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya Scheme: This scheme assures the primary education for the girl child below poverty level.

3. National Programme for Education of Girls at Elementary Level: This scheme is for those girls who are not yet benefiting from any scheme and are covered under this scheme. Education for primary and higher education is offered here.

Apart from this there are other government schemes being run on the college and university basis. The fee concession applies to the government and the university funded by the government.

Author: Partha Kansabanik    01 Jul 2016      Member Level: Diamond     Points : 2  (Rs 2)    Voting Score: 0

The Central Government and all State Governments have initiated various schemes for promoting education for girl children. As for example, Central Government has 'single girl child' scheme where parents having only a girl child can have free education for their children. Similarly, Government of est Bengal has 'KanyaShri' scheme for the education of girl children. In the scheme, the girl children get free books and bicycle for continuing education.

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