Jharkhand Government aims to Facilitate education Of 9 Lakh Adolescent Girls

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The Jharkhand government on Tuesday said it aims at facilitating the education of nine lakh adolescent girls in the state under the Savitribai Phule Kishori Samriddhi Yojana (SPKSY).

 The welfare programme was launched by Chief Minister Hemant Soren in October last year from Giridih along with the ‘Aapki Yojana Aapki Sarkar Aapke Dwar’ campaign, an initiative to take the benefits of various government schemes at the doorsteps of villagers.

Scholarship schemes started in the name of leader and player

The Government of Jharkhand has shown respect by naming two of its scholarship schemes after Marang Gomke Jaipal Singh Munda, the iconic leader and the first captain of the Indian hockey team, and Savitribai Phule, the first teacher of our country. Marang Gomke Jaipal Singh Munda Foreign Scholarship Scheme Scheduled for higher education abroad for youth belonging to caste, scheduled tribe and minority and backward classes.

 Recently the state government has expanded the scope of foreign scholarship by signing an MoU with the British High Commission.

The objective of the Savitribai Phule Kishori Samriddhi Yojana (SPKSY) of Jharkhand government is not only providing financial assistance to adolescent girls for education, but also ensuring that the girls don’t drop out from school, and preventing child marriage.

In a statement issued by the government,“The Savitribai Phule Kishori Samriddhi Yojana is an effort of the state government to facilitate the education of adolescent girls and a step towards women empowerment and gender justice…Nine lakh adolescent girls of the state shall be covered by this scheme,”

Under the ‘Aapki Yojana’ campaign, which went on for a month, three lakh adolescent girls were linked to the scheme. “In a programme organised on the completion of three years of the government, the chief minister transferred a total amount of Rs 219 crore to accounts of more than 5.52 lakh adolescent girls,”.

The objective of the scheme is not only providing financial assistance to adolescent girls for education, but also ensuring that the girls don’t drop out from school, and preventing child marriage, said in a statement issued by the government.

“The Jharkhand government has exhibited honour by naming two of its scholarship schemes after Marang Gomke Jaipal Singh Munda, the iconic leader of the Jharkhand movement and the first captain of the Indian hockey team, and Savitribai Phule, the first teacher of our country,” the statement said.

The Marang Gomke Jaipal Singh Munda Overseas Scholarship Scheme is meant for higher education abroad for youths belonging to scheduled castes, scheduled tribes, and minority and backward classes.

Recently the state government expanded the scope of the overseas scholarship by signing an MoU with the British High Commission.


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