Under the scheme ‘Apni Beti, Hamari Beti’, The Haryana government will now provide Rs 21000 onetime grant to families whose third girl child was born after 24 August, 2015
Families of all casts, religion, creed, number of sons, income are eligible to receive this amount.
The scheme is introduced to increase the child sex ratio and to promote education for girls in the Haryana.
Earlier families belonging to Schedule castes and Below Poverty Line (BPL), twins or multiple girls born and second born girl on or after 22nd January, 2015 were eligible for the grant.
In February this year, Haryana has recorded sex ratio of 938 which is a great improvement. This has been made possible because of various schemes launched by Haryana Government such as ‘Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao’.