Gujarat govt. is running Vahli Dikri Yojana 2023 (Dear Daughter Scheme) for girl children of the state. Under this Vahli Dikri Yojana, the state govt. will provide education incentives and Rs. 1 lakh to first and second daughters of family. This one lakh assistance amount would be provided when the girl attains the age of 18 years. People would be able to fill the Vhali Dikari Yojna registration / application form to avail assistance.
The state govt. of Gujarat has started Vhali Dikri Yojana 2023 in order to improve the sex ratio which currently stands at 883 girls per 1000 boys. The amount under Vahli Dikari Yojna would be provided for wedding or higher education.
Vhali Dikri Yojana in Gujarat Budget 2022-23
A provision of Rs. 80 crore under Vhali Dikri Yojana has been made in Gujarat Budget 2022-23. This allocation is made to provide LIC premium of 1 lakh daughters to give them assistance upto Rs. 1 lakh at different stages of life.
WCD Department Allocation in Gujarat Budget 2022: https://financedepartment.gujarat.gov.in/Documents/Bud-Eng_1147_2022-3-3_990.pdf
Gujarat Vahli Dikri Yojana 2023 Application / Registration Form
Interested eligible candidates can visit the official website of Gujarat government for information about the application forms of Vahli Dikri Yojana. The direct link to download Gujarat Vahli Dikri Yojana 2023 application / registration form is given here – https://instapdf.in/vahli-dikri-yojana-application-form-gujarat/. The Gujarat Vahali Dikari Yojana online registration form will appear as shown below:-
All the applicants can download this Gujarat Vahli Dikri Yojana application form in PDF format and can enter all the necessary details accurately. Upon entering all the details, applicants would be able to “Submit” it to the concerned authorities for further approval. After the Vahali Dikri Yojana registration form gets approved, applicants will start receiving the amount directly into their bank accounts.
Amount under Vahali Dikri Yojana
The amount to 1st and 2nd daughters of family would be given in the following manner:
|When Will Assistance be Transferred||Details||Amount under Vahli Dikri Yojana|
|Enrollment in Class 1st||Early Intervention Part||Rs. 4,000|
|Enrollment in Class 9th||Late Intervention Part||Rs. 6,000|
|Attaining 18 years of Age||Wedding or Higher Education||Rs. 1,00,000|
Vahli Dikri Yojana is going to reduce the dropout rate of girls from education and would also prevent child marriage.
Gujarat Vahli Dikri Yojana Eligibility Criteria
Gujarat Vahli Dikri Yojana is going to improve the birth rate of girls and will strengthen the socio-economic status of the girls in society. All the applicants must fulfill the following eligibility criteria to become eligible for Vahli Dikri Yojana:-
- Applicant must be a permanent resident of Gujarat state.
- The girls must belong to a poor family with annual income of less than 2 years.
This is a first of its kind initiative in the state of Gujarat for daughters of poor families.
Similar Schemes like Vahli Dikari Yojana in Other States
Various other states are implementing similar type of schemes for girls:-
- Rajasthan – Raj Shree Yojana (2016)
- Maharashtra – Majhi Kanya Bhagyashree (2016)
- West Bengal – Kanyashree Prakalpa (2013)
- Haryana – Ladli Scheme (2015)
- Karnataka – Bhagyashree Scheme
- Madhya Pradesh – Ladli Laxmi Yojana (2006)
This scheme will prevent female foeticide, promote education of girls and provide a substantial sum to fund higher education and wedding of girls.