Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Sikkim: ENCOURAGEMENT FOR GIRL STUDENT


Small family scheme was launched to encourage girl students for studies. Under this scheme, the Government opens a saving account with Rs. 5000 in the name of the girl student who attained the age of 13 years. She can withdraw the money after she passes class XII and graduation examination .
If she marries after 23 years of age , she is given a cash incentive. If the girl has only two children when she is 45 years old , she is given the principal amount along with the interest .